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| Issue 54

Organ-on-chip systems and the 3Rs

Organ-on-chip technology can simulate key properties of human physiology. Advanced systems could even one day be used to replace animals in medical research.

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

| Issue 55

The dark side of fireworks

Fireworks release more than just sound and light. Read about the environmental costs of this centuries-old entertainment.

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

| Issue 54

Elements in danger!

When talking of finite resources, the chemical elements themselves are often overlooked. Learn more about elements in danger.

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

| 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 53

Elements in focus: helium

Helium: gas of awe, wonder, and worry. Is it time to give this noble gas the respect it deserves?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society
   

| Issue 52

How to understand a COVID-19 test result

A negative result from a medical test means you definitely don’t have the condition, right? Wrong: it depends on the false negative rate of the test and on your individual risk.

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