Professor Hallux

How We Breathe When Asleep (More Physiology Fix-Up)

How are we able to carry on sleeping when we’re asleep and our brains are taking a break?  Hallux looks into it…

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Scratching an Itchy Itch (More Physiology Fix-Up)

Scratching feels really nice.  Even if sometimes it can make a sore patch worse!  Hallux investigates!

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Seeing Stars (More Physiology Fix-Up)

Why Ears Pop (More Physiology Fix-Up)

You might have found that your ears go pop when you are taking off in an aeroplane, or if you’ve been swimming.  Hallux explains what’s at play.

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Where does water come from? (Hallux’s Hydration Helpdesk)

Tap water is one of the best things to drink to help you stay hydrated.  Hallux goes back to the source to find out where it comes from.

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Making Drinking Water (Hallux’s Hydration Helpdesk)

From condensation to desalination, new technology is helping create more drinking water.  Hallux takes a look.

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Water that you shouldn’t drink (Hallux’s Hydration Helpdesk)

You’ll find water everywhere – from rock pools to swimming pools. Is all water good to drink? Is there any that we should avoid?  Hallux finds out.

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