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......
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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......
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What are the impacts of a...

22 Feb 2021 | 03 mins 30 secs

What are the impacts...

22 Feb 2021 | 03 mins 30 secs

How would a foetus develo...

15 Feb 2021 | 03 mins 38 secs

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15 Feb 2021 | 03 mins 38 secs

When will we run out of m...

08 Feb 2021 | 04 mins

When will we run out...

08 Feb 2021 | 04 mins

Why do some people shiver...

01 Feb 2021 | 03 mins 54 secs

Why do some people s...

01 Feb 2021 | 03 mins 54 secs

If Earth were heavier, wo...

25 Jan 2021 | 03 mins 35 secs

If Earth were heavie...

25 Jan 2021 | 03 mins 35 secs

Can you get DNA from crem...

18 Jan 2021 | 02 mins 45 secs

Can you get DNA from...

18 Jan 2021 | 02 mins 45 secs

Is sourdough bread a heal...

21 Dec 2020 | 03 mins 31 secs

Is sourdough bread a...

21 Dec 2020 | 03 mins 31 secs

Why are sperm made below ...

14 Dec 2020 | 03 mins 33 secs

Why are sperm made b...

14 Dec 2020 | 03 mins 33 secs

Compost or landfill: whic...

09 Dec 2020 | 03 mins 57 secs

Compost or landfill:...

09 Dec 2020 | 03 mins 57 secs

Can loud music hurt my do...

23 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 15 secs

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23 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 15 secs

How many people could sha...

16 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 48 secs

How many people coul...

16 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 48 secs

What time should I water ...

09 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 54 secs

What time should I w...

09 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 54 secs

How do bats roost upside ...

02 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 49 secs

How do bats roost up...

02 Nov 2020 | 03 mins 49 secs

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