Science Q&A questions, quizzes and facts

What would happen if the Earth stopped spinning? Why is a green screen green? Do animals get hiccups?

At BBC Science Focus Magazine, our expert panel is ready to help you out and answer as many of the cool science questions you want to send our way.

We've answered thousands of questions over the years, so whether you're looking some quick science quiz questions for the kids, or a few facts that could come in handy down the pub, you're sure to find the answers you're looking for.

From answers to the big questions in science (maybe) or just some fun science facts (definitely) you have found the right spot.

To submit your questions email us at questions@sciencefocus.com (don't forget to include your name and location) or tweet (and follow) @sciencefocusQA

The Human Body

We’ve teamed up with the folks behind BBC World Service’s CrowdScience to answer your questions on one topic - this week it's all about why we are obsessed with true crime

Viruses harm the body in a number of different ways depending on the strain.

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Everyday Science

Probably best to give this gut-irritating old wives’ tale a miss.

Asked by: Toby Graham, Shrewsbury

The peer-review process is designed to make sure research stands up to scrutiny.

Future Technology

Generating realistic surround sound comes now comes from above and below.

Creating a digital copy of ourselves may sound simple in practice but has the potential to cause complications.

Forced labour from any equal being never ends well, so ethical guidelines are needed to ensure anything with human intelligence is treated with respect.

Nature

We’ve teamed up with the folks behind BBC World Service’s CrowdScience to answer your questions on one topic - this week it's all about why locusts swarm.

Asked by: Sam Crossley, Bradford

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