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Microbiology: Discovering antibacterial agents

What can we do about the antimicrobial resistance crisis? What does it take to develop a new medicine? Can we fight bacteria with everyday substances or even foods? Find out with these engaging microbiology activities.

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Colour in nature: true blue

Have you ever seen a blue cow? A blue apple? Or a blue tree? Blue is rare in nature, so why are some plants and animals blue?

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Design and build a smart lamp

Help students develop STEAM skills by building a smart lamp with this creative project that combines physics, programming, and art and design.

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How to understand a COVID-19 test result

A negative result from a medical test means you definitely don’t have the condition, right? Wrong: it depends on the false negative rate of…

       


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