from North Vancouver
When does your skull reach its full, adult size?
from Fort Knox
If the sun is a heat source, and as the sun gets closer to the earth the heat intensifies, then why...
from Cobble Hill (Vancouver Island, B.C.)
I understand that cancer is caused by mutations in some of the genes that regulate cell growth and...
from Parry Sound
I do not know if this might relate to Global Warming, but I notice no one has mentioned (maybe I...
My question: How will they produce plastics, tires, roads or anything that is made from oil, once...
What is sugar?
We were learning about colour and light when my teacher Mlle. Gelinas told us about this question...
from Seattle, WA
How many scientists does Canada have?
Is homosexuality inborn?
An anonymous reader
What are water's special qualities, and how do they work?
How can I construct a simple laser beam?
from Doussard, France
In my youth, I heard a story about an experiment: you compress a metallic spring and you put it in...
Does a magnetic and/or electric field have an affect on water’s ability to flow (if you can't...
from Kallaroo WA , Australia
If splitting the atom can create a huge amount of energy, then why isn't it used to power engines...
Why does salt melt ice?
How does a pressure cooker work?
from United Kingdom
Why does vitamin C not work as well if it has been heated?
I know it is an acid. Does it turn in to...
I was wondering where I can find good resources on determining the movement of an obese person...
I am a year 5 teacher. I was wondering if it would be ok if I had my students work in pairs to ask...
What exactly is gravity? Is it a wave or a ray? What exactly is the attraction that makes gravity...
from New York
Why does it take nerves so long to grow back, more than for skin cells?
from Duluth/MN USA
Can you verify the scientific validity of statements I've heard animal rights groups make,...
from Mississauga, Ontario
If Pluto is not a planet, how is it classified? What is it called now?
from the Internet
Does temperature affect the performance of the mind? Such as slowing down the thinking process? Is...
I'm doing a science project in which I'm trying to see if sound waves created by a computer...
Do the cells in the heart tissue know if there is something wrong with the heart. If so, how do the...
How long would it take for the next Ice Age to develop?
If I knew the centre of the universe and began to travel toward it, would I begin to decrease in...
I understand the concept of dominant and recessive alleles but I was wondering why some alleles are...
What are the surfaces of Uranus and Neptune like? Is there wind or precipitation on either...
How do astronomers know the true position of stars? When astronomers show us pictures of the Great...
What is the difference between science and sciencing?
What are some recent Canadian contributions to research and development? I was challenged by...
from Wellington New Zealand
This question relates to global warming. Recent science news reports that the temperature of the...
from Portland, Oregon
How are sand dollars bleached white? Is it by the sun or the sea?
The name for gas written on CNG filling station is octane. There are other members in the alkane...
from St.john's, NL
Ethanol is the focus of many tax dollars these days. It seems to me that the burning of any...
Why is it that a difference in the number of electrons in an atom makes a completely different kind...
Why are soccer balls coloured black and white? I heard it has to do with these two colours making...
from Greenwood, Nova Scotia
Hi, I was just wondering, I wanted to get into the whole biology scheme of things when I get older...
Most often, your question can be answered by going to the following areas
If you have a different question, please search our archives
If your question has not already been answered, you may Ask-a-Scientist.
Created by the science.ca team, Copyright © 2001, 2015 GCS Research Society. Visitor agreement.