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| Issue 58

Celebrating Gregor Mendel in his 200th anniversary year

Europe is throwing a party for Gregor Mendel. Cities and institutes in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, and the United Kingdom invite you to a year of events honouring the father of genetics.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science, Health, Science and society
 

| Issue 57

A chromosome walk

Stroll through biological databases: Walking on chromosomes is a CusMiBio project that teaches students how to explore biological databases and extract basic information about human genes. It is a collaborative activity based on working together and sharing discoveries.

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

| Issue 51

Microbial genome puzzles

How do scientists piece together genomic information from sequencing data? Play these two fun online puzzles to find out.

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

| Issue 48

How plants beat jet lag

New research is shedding light on the internal ‘clocks’ that help plants respond to changing day-night cycles.

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

| Issue 42

Evolution in action: pathogens

Pathogens that threaten human health are constantly evolving to keep ahead of our defences. But we can now track these changes at the genetic level, even as they are happening.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health
             

| Issue 38

The ethics of genetics

Today’s announcement that the UK has approved the creation of babies from two women and one man offers an invaluable opportunity to discuss some of the real issues of science with your students.

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