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| 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
 

| Issue 47

Ten things that affect our climate

Human activities continue to influence our climate on a global scale, but a number of other interlinked mechanisms also play a role.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Earth science
             

| Issue 43

Titanic and the iron-eating bacteria

A species of bacterium discovered on the decaying wreck of the Titanic is providing new insights into how to protect living cells from damage.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
       

| Issue 34

Microplastics: small but deadly

Try these hands-on activities to introduce your students to microplastics – a hazard for fish and other marine animals – and to our responsibilities to our environment.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society
   

| Issue 33

Tara: an ocean odyssey

After four years travelling around the globe, the schooner Tara has returned with a world’s worth of scientific results.

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

| Issue 28

Inspired by nature: modern drugs

Many naturally occurring compounds are useful in medicine – but they can be fabulously expensive to obtain from their natural sources. New scientific methods of synthesis and production are overcoming this problem.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, General science, Health
               

| Issue 20

Fizzy fun: CO2 in primary school science

Marlene Rau presents some fizzy and fun activities involving carbon dioxide, developed by Chemol and Science on the Shelves.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Chemistry, Earth science