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Previous Questions from 2007:


December 27, 2007
When did the classification system start?

December 20, 2007
Do bears have the same brain as us?

December 13, 2007
What causes red algae in the Gulf of Mexico?

December 06, 2007
Why do people only have brown, black, blonde, red, white or gray hair instead of bright colors like purple, green, blue or pink?

November 15, 2007
Why does your hair fall out when you have cancer?

November 04, 2007
How does fat get transferred to our bodies?

October 24, 2007
If you throw a ball up in the air and it gets as high as it can go in five seconds, will it come back down in five seconds?

October 17, 2007
Have you ever found a meat eating dinosaur in Vestal and if so what kind?

October 10, 2007
Why is seaweed so important to fish and sea creatures?

October 05, 2007
How can owls fly without their predators or prey hearing them?

October 03, 2007
What is a super-volcano?

September 27, 2007
How and why did you become a scientist?

September 20, 2007
Why do our pupils get bigger and smaller?

September 13, 2007
How does earwax grow in your ear?

June 08, 2007
How cold does it have to get for penguins to survive in the arctic?

June 01, 2007
How does water evaporate?

May 24, 2007
How many carbs do you lose and gain each day?

May 19, 2007
Why is the sky blue?

May 17, 2007
Can poisonous plants be used for treatments?

May 03, 2007
How many people are alive?

May 01, 2007
What causes pollution?

April 26, 2007
Will California eventually fall into the ocean?

April 12, 2007
How did words start?

April 05, 2007
What percentage of Americans eats fast food?

March 29, 2007
Why do people change as they get older?

March 22, 2007
How do we get the skin color we are born with?

March 15, 2007
How is global warming affecting our lives?

March 08, 2007
What causes people to get dizzy?

February 28, 2007
Why are some Geese still in Binghamton this time of year?

February 25, 2007
How do you pick up a stingray?

February 22, 2007
If hot air rises, why are mountaintops covered with snow?

February 18, 2007
How does cancer start?

February 15, 2007
How does our stomach know when to rumble?

February 11, 2007
How do scientists know about the core of the Earth?

February 08, 2007
Why do people laugh?

February 01, 2007
What makes a ruby red and how do you decide the clarity of a diamond?

January 04, 2007
How does the engine in a rocket shoot it up?

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