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| Issue 57

Colour in nature: think pink

What do carrots and flamingos have in common? At first glance, not much, but look closer. Their rosy glows have surprisingly similar origins!

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

| 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

Little wonder: pH experiments the microscale way

Drop by drop: Learn about pH chemistry and neutralization reactions, and produce wonderful colours using microscale methods that are cheap, quick, and easy.

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

| Issue 43

Titanic and the iron-eating bacteria

A species of bacterium discovered on the decaying wreck of the Titanic is providing new insights into how to protect living cells from damage.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
       

| Issue 42

Natural experiments: taking the lab outdoors

By assembling a ‘backpack laboratory’, you can break away from the lab bench and take tests for starch and glucose into the wild outdoors.

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