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| Issue 38

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.

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

| Issue 37

Sharp eyes: how well can we really see?

Exploring visual acuity requires not only biological experiments, but also some understanding of the underlying physics.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Teach
         

| Issue 37

The element of surprise

Studies of radiocarbon are helping scientists to understand how neurons remain stable yet adaptable.

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

| Issue 37

What are stars made of?

Find out how we know what the Sun (and stars) are made of.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy / space
         

| Issue 36

Microbes as a medicine

The diverse bacteria in and around us can influence our health in a multitude of ways

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Biology, Health