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| Issue 32

Once upon a time there was a pterodactyl…

Adapting the steps of the scientific method can help students write about science in a vivid and creative way. 

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

| Issue 31

An artistic introduction to anthocyanin inks

Making pH-sensitive inks from fruits and vegetables is a creative variation of the cabbage-indicator experiment.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, General science
               

| Issue 31

The perfect meal

Psychology is teaching us how to make food sweeter without changing its ingredients.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science, Chemistry, Science and society
     

| Issue 30

Reflecting on another three months’ worth of advances

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, General science, Physics, Biology

| Issue 28

From construction to destruction: building lasers and melting walls

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, General science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering

| Issue 28

Food that shapes you: how diet can change your epigenome

You are what you eat – quite literally. Our diet can influence the tiny changes in our genome that underlie several diseases, including cancer and obesity.

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

| Issue 28

Making the right moves

Cell’s movements are important in health and diseases, but their speed is the crucial point for the 2013 World Cell Race organised by Daniel Irimia.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science
         

| Issue 28

Inspired by nature: modern drugs

Many naturally occurring compounds are useful in medicine – but they can be fabulously expensive to obtain from their natural sources. New scientific methods of synthesis and production are overcoming this problem.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, General science, Health