Question of the Week, from the Naked Scientists

Question of the Week, from the Naked Scientists

Dr Chris Smith

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Each week we set out to solve one of the world's weirdest, wackiest, funniest and funkiest scientific puzzles. And along with the answer there's a brand new question to think about for next time...
Each week we set out to solve one of the world's weirdest, wackiest, funniest and funkiest...Read More
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Which water is better: ha...

20 Oct 2020 | 03 mins 40 secs

Which water is bette...

20 Oct 2020 | 03 mins 40 secs

Do insects have a stress ...

05 Oct 2020 | 03 mins 39 secs

Do insects have a st...

05 Oct 2020 | 03 mins 39 secs

Why does anxious sweat sm...

28 Sep 2020 | 03 mins 56 secs

Why does anxious swe...

28 Sep 2020 | 03 mins 56 secs

How would you measure tim...

21 Sep 2020 | 03 mins 40 secs

How would you measur...

21 Sep 2020 | 03 mins 40 secs

Why do I need to pee more...

07 Sep 2020 | 03 mins 48 secs

Why do I need to pee...

07 Sep 2020 | 03 mins 48 secs

Why do particles gather i...

24 Aug 2020 | 03 mins 40 secs

Why do particles gat...

24 Aug 2020 | 03 mins 40 secs

Do our brains process sou...

17 Aug 2020 | 03 mins 50 secs

Do our brains proces...

17 Aug 2020 | 03 mins 50 secs

Does burying paper seques...

10 Aug 2020 | 03 mins 01 sec

Does burying paper s...

10 Aug 2020 | 03 mins 01 sec

Should you wash, rinse, a...

20 Jul 2020 | 03 mins 37 secs

Should you wash, rin...

20 Jul 2020 | 03 mins 37 secs

Why do hospitals need so ...

13 Jul 2020 | 03 mins 42 secs

Why do hospitals nee...

13 Jul 2020 | 03 mins 42 secs

Why does coffee dissolve ...

06 Jul 2020 | 03 mins 41 secs

Why does coffee diss...

06 Jul 2020 | 03 mins 41 secs

How alike are the kids of...

29 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 53 secs

How alike are the ki...

29 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 53 secs

Why aren't planes dimpled...

15 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 33 secs

Why aren't planes di...

15 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 33 secs

Could saponins help fight...

08 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 47 secs

Could saponins help ...

08 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 47 secs

Has life changed on the I...

01 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 38 secs

Has life changed on ...

01 Jun 2020 | 03 mins 38 secs