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Bioluminescence: combining biology, chemistry, and bionics

Integrate key principles from biology, chemistry, and engineering with a set of experiments based on bioluminescence.

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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.

       

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Blended senses: understanding synaesthesia

What would it be like if numbers and musical tones had colours? People with synaesthesia experience the world in this way – and scientists are trying to find out why.

       

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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.

             

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Inclusive lesson plans using the NinU grid

The idea of ‘science for all’ can only be accomplished when we recognize the need to embrace diversity, reduce barriers, and enable participation in the science classroom.

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The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. Scientists have determined this by analyzing the remains of fish that died directly after the impact.



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