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June 23, 2010 | Issue 15

Welcome to the fifteenth issue of Science in School

Have you ever wondered who is behindScience in School? We would like to present our publisher, EIROforum: a collaboration between seven European inter-governmental scientific research organisations.Image courtesy of EMBL PhotolabWatching it grow: developing a digital embryo

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April 29, 2010 | Issue 14

Welcome to the fourteenth issue of Science in School

In this issue, a common theme is the nature of science and how to teach it. Pierre Léna, interviewed in our feature article, believes that when teaching science “it’s important to convey the idea that science is a human and collective adventure, not a lonely and national activity”. For him,…

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December 9, 2009 | Issue 13

Welcome to the thirteenth issue of Science in School

Health and disease are themes that run through this issue of Science in School. In our feature article, Alan Leshner describes his varied career, including his involvement in a major campaign to show that schizophrenia is a brain disease and not a result of environment. In contrast to this concern…

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August 12, 2009 | Issue 12

Welcome to the twelfth issue of Science in School

In this issue’s feature article, Leroy Hood, the ‘father of systems biology’ describes his commitment to encouraging concept-driven, hands-on science teaching. He explains how he introduced this approach across schools in Seattle – and why his achievements in science may be due to his…

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May 4, 2009 | Issue 11

Welcome to the eleventh issue of Science in School

Are you curious to find out what life will be like in a hundred years’ time? Or have you always fancied living in ancient Egypt? According to Jim Al-Khalili, it may one day be possible – or will it? Is time travel science fact or science fiction? Find out more in this issue’s feature…

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