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| Issue 36

How plankton gets jet-lagged

One of the world’s largest migrations is probably driven by a hormone that governs our sleep patterns.

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

| Issue 33

Infectious cancers: the DNA story

What makes a cell turn cancerous – and how does a cancer become infectious? In the second of two articles on transmissible cancers, Elizabeth Murchison explains what the genetic details tell us.

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

| Issue 32

Infectious cancers

Is it possible to pass cancer from one individual to another? For some animals, it is – and, sadly, a unique Tasmanian species is facing possible extinction as a result.

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

| Issue 25

The mystery of altruism

Does true altruism exist? And can science provide the answer?

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