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| Issue 53

Introducing students to the beauty of biomolecules

The PDB Art project brings together art and science in the classroom, with school students exploring the wonderful world of molecular structures through the medium of art.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 50

Coronavirus: the science in brief

As scientists worldwide try to understand and help tackle the coronavirus pandemic, we take a brief look at what is currently known about this new virus. 

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

| Issue 43

Decoding DNA with a pocket-sized sequencer

USB-powered sequencers smaller than your smartphone could revolutionise the way we decode DNA – in hospitals, in remote locations and even in space.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health
       

| Issue 42

Natural experiments: taking the lab outdoors

By assembling a ‘backpack laboratory’, you can break away from the lab bench and take tests for starch and glucose into the wild outdoors.

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

| Issue 42

Natural experiments: chemistry with mushrooms

How many ‘chemicals’ are there in a fresh mushroom? These simple experiments reveal the hidden chemistry within natural foods.

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

| Issue 42

Guardian of the brain: the blood-brain barrier

Insights into the brain’s unique protective barrier could offer promising treatments for diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health