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Do men have hormonal rhythms in the way women do around periods without the coinciding biological event?

Bentornati ad un’altra incredibile edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: If so, are there traceable impacts on behavior, supposing they could be traced? Similarly, do women have hormonal rhythms that don’t relate to the period? Are there differences? Ed ecco le risposte degli esperti: We actually all have […]

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Do vaccines have “recipes”, and if so, once one lab creates one, is it simply shared with the rest of the world? (And how is it ensured that it’s being done right?)

Bentornati ad un’altra sorprendente edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: Do vaccines have “recipes”, and if so, once one lab creates one, is it simply shared with the rest of the world? (And how is it ensured that it’s being done right?) Ed ecco le risposte degli esperti: […]

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Giant Sequoias seem to have a very limited range. Why is this and how long have they been restricted to their current range?

Bentornati ad un’altra straordinaria edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: Giant Sequoias seem to have a very limited range. Why is this and how long have they been restricted to their current range? Ed ecco le risposte degli esperti: Elevation, moisture, topography, and temps all play a role […]

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If person 1 is trapped under water, and person 2 has access to fresh air as well as to person 1, for how long can person 2 breath in fresh air and exhale it into person 1’s mouth? Is there enough breathable air in an exhalation for this to last indefinitely, or would CO2 toxicity slowly build up?

Bentornati ad un’altra incredibile edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: If person 1 is trapped under water, and person 2 has access to fresh air as well as to person 1, for how long can person 2 breath in fresh air and exhale it into person 1’s mouth? […]

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When the swine flu outbreak happened in 2009, the vaccine took less than a year to be synthesized and released to the public. How come people are worried that the COVID vaccine may be released to the public in less than a year?

Bentornati ad un’altra super edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: When the swine flu outbreak happened in 2009, the vaccine took less than a year to be synthesized and released to the public. How come people are worried that the COVID vaccine may be released to the public […]

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How do pilots know during a flight when there is turbulence coming? They turn on the fasten seat belt sign, and then it gets bumpy. The turbulence ends, and then they turn off the fasten seat belt sign.

Bentornati ad un’altra super edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: How do pilots know during a flight when there is turbulence coming? They turn on the fasten seat belt sign, and then it gets bumpy. The turbulence ends, and then they turn off the fasten seat belt sign. […]

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Il virus dell'influenza muta costantemente. Come vengono prodotti i vaccini se il virus cambia costantemente?

Bentornati ad un'altra stupefacente edizione delle domande di cultura generale ! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosit àscientifica : Il virus dell'influenza muta costantemente. Come vengono prodotti i vaccini se il virus è in costante evoluzione? Ed ecco le risposte degli esperti: Perché il vaccino può anche cambiare ogni anno. Le organizzazioni di sanità pubblica […]

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Will we see an eradication or serious reduction in other illnesses as a result of social distancing and hand washing and other measures during COVID?

Bentornati ad un’altra sorprendente edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: I'm thinking the flu, the common cold, or other general or obscure illnesses. Ed ecco le risposte degli esperti: Sorry for my bad english, but obviously not my first language. I think it depends on where you live, […]

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Why do our hands get sweaty when anticipating strenuous activity, and are often the first things to sweat? What kind of survival situation is benefited by slippery but slightly cooler hands?

Bentornati ad un’altra eccezionale edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: Is this just poor adaptation? In many sports – e.g. weightlifting, climbing – and work activities people need to chalk up their hands or wear tape or gloves for grip, purely to counter this crappy response from their […]

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How would one be able to tell an antimatter explosion from a run of the mill normal nuclear detonation?

Bentornati ad un’altra favoloso edizione delle domande di cultura generale! Questa volta abbiamo cercato una curiosità scientifica: Suppose someone figures out how to make 3 grams of antimatter leaves it to explode. How would it differ from a normal nuclear bomb? What kind of radiation and how much of it would it release? How would […]