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April 30, 2010 | Issue 14

Natural selection at the molecular level

We know that particular genetic sequences can help us to survive in our environment – this is the basis of evolution. But demonstrating which genetic sequences are beneficial and how they help us to survive is not easy – especially in wild populations. Jarek Bryk describes some relevant recent…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Biology, Health
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April 23, 2009 | Issue 11

Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names, By Paul May

Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names shows that chemists do have a sense of humour, even though it may be a little ‘schoolboyish’ at times. Based on a website of the same name (, the book – as its name suggests – is a collection of the…

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources
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August 3, 2006 | Issue 1

DNA interactive

This award-winning yet inexpensive educational DVD contains numerous short interviews with scientists, many of them Nobel laureates, who have played a major role or continue to work principally in human molecular biology.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Resources
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