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| Issue 53

Vaccines in the spotlight

Hit me with your best shot: Vaccines have taken centre stage in the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the different types and how do they work?

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

| Issue 36

Ready, set, infect!

Recreate the epic fight between pathogens and the immune system in your classroom.

Ages: 11-14;
Topics: Biology, Health, Teach

| Issue 18

Uracil in DNA: error or signal?

Uracil is well known as one of the bases used in RNA, but why is it not used in DNA – or is it? Angéla Békési and Beáta G Vértessy investigate.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology

| Issue 13

Winning an Oscar in immunology

Have you ever wondered what it is that scientists get so excited about? Ana de Barros from the Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, Portugal, shares with us the excitement of researching the immune system.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 11

Outmanoeuvering influenza’s tricks

Catching the influenza virus can be more than just a nuisance: these pathogens have caused the most deadly pandemic in recent history. Claire Ainsworth investigates how scientists are working to prevent it happening again.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology