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| Issue 60

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?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, General science

| Issue 59

Fake news in chemistry and how to deal with it

What's wrong with 'chemical-free' labels? Is ‘natural’ necessarily better? Learn how to spot pseudoscientific fake news in the media.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Science and society
   

| Issue 58

How trees affect the climate: is it just through photosynthesis?

Trees are incredible chemical factories that capture carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we breathe, but they produce other chemicals too. We need to understand their effect in the atmosphere to get the most out of tree-planting initiatives.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society, Sustainability
   

| Issue 57

JET sets new fusion energy record

Recent results from EUROfusion’s JET experiment have demonstrated sustained high fusion power for the first time. These ground-breaking results could pave the way for fusion energy to play a key role in tackling climate change.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics, Science and society, Sustainability
 

| Issue 57

The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. Scientists have determined this by analyzing the remains of fish that died directly after the impact.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, News from the EIROs
   

| Issue 57

Colour in nature: think pink

What do carrots and flamingos have in common? At first glance, not much, but look closer. Their rosy glows have surprisingly similar origins!

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry