The Naked Scientists Podcast

Dr Chris Smith

Education, Higher Education, Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology, Tech News

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The Naked Scientists flagship science show, includes the latest science news, interviews with top scientists, hands-on science experiments and answers to your science questions.


Why do Men's Bits Shrink in the Cold?

November 28th, 2010

Episode 265 of 1058 episodes

How heavy is the Earth? How do snakes digest huge meals? Should I fear falling bullets? We take on these questions and more in this Naked Scientists Question and Answer show! We'll discuss the ideal hair for head lice, the mechanics of using a straw and why men's bits shrink in the cold! In the news we explore the link between jetlag and forgetfulness, discover a moon with an oxygen atmosphere, and a new technique to tell someones age by their blood. Plus, in Kitchen Science we find out why a full carton is much harder to shake.

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