Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

23 October 2005

Is it true that talking to plants helps them grow better?

23 October 2005

Many years ago I was told that six foot fluorescent strip lights are more efficient and need less energy than tungsten...

23 October 2005

What's the difference between fuel sold in the winter and in the summer?

23 October 2005

If I cut off my finger, why don't cells keep on dividing and give me a new finger? They gave me a finger when I...

23 October 2005

Although saliva is used to start the process of breaking down food, I was wondering if saliva has any healing...

23 October 2005

Why does the flu jab only last one year?

23 October 2005

Why do insects have more legs than humans?

23 October 2005

I read an article saying that propolis was good for the immune system. My husband has rheumatoid arthritis, and this...

23 October 2005

What is the most powerful insect, and can fly the furthest?

23 October 2005

The Naked Scientists spoke to Ian Burgess from Insect Research and Development, Cambridge

23 October 2005

The Naked Scientists spoke to Megan Frederickson from Stanford University, California

23 October 2005

The Naked Scientists spoke to Bee Wilson, historian, food columnist and author of The Hive

23 October 2005

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr William Foster from the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge

19 October 2005

Underwater photographer Klaus Jost photographs the great white shark using a neoprene seal as bait in 'shark alley...

16 October 2005

The Naked Scientists spoke to Chris Smith interviews Dr Paul Digard from the Division of Virology at...

16 October 2005

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor John Oxford, The Royal London Hospital

16 October 2005

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Pat Troop, Chief executive of the Health Protection Agency

16 October 2005

I've always wondered what causes your feet to stink. Is it from your feet sweating, or do other things come into...

16 October 2005

I'm in contention with someone at work, who is saying something that I don't believe is true. He maintains...

16 October 2005

When you let the water out of the bath, why does the water spiral down the plug hole?

16 October 2005

What's the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic?

16 October 2005

Why do we cough up phlegm?