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| Issue 18

Mars, snakes, robots and DNA

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration of research organisations. Eleanor Hayes, Editor-in-Chief of Science in School, reviews some of the latest news from the EIROforum members.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Astronomy / space
 

| Issue 15

Watching it grow: developing a digital embryo

What if you could witness the development of a new life, taking your time to study every detail, every single cell, from every angle, moment by moment? Sonia Furtado talks to the scientists who made this possible by creating a digital zebrafish embryo.

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: Biology
         

| Issue 15

EIROforum: introducing the publisher of Science in School

EIROforum Click to enlarge image EIROforumw1 is a collaboration between seven European inter-governmental scientific research organisations. The organisations focus on very different types of research – from molecular biology to astronomy, from fusion energy to space science. They use very…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Physics, General science, Biology, Astronomy / space
 

| Issue 14

Getting ahead in evolution

Lucy Patterson talks to Èlia Benito Gutierrez, from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, about how Èlia’s favourite animal, amphioxus, could be the key to understanding the evolution of vertebrates.

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

| Issue 13

The Bio Academy

French biology teacher Jean-Yves Guichot explains his project to link secondary-school students with molecular biology researchers.

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

| Issue 12

Fishing for genes: DNA microarrays in the classroom

Anastasios Koutsos, Alexandra Manaia, and Julia Willingale-Theune bring a sophisticated molecular biology technique into the classroom.

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

| Issue 12

Painting life green: GFP

From jellyfish to arsenic detectors via a Nobel Prize: Sonia Furtado reports on the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, and interviews scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, about its applications.

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

| Issue 11

Outmanoeuvering influenza’s tricks

Catching the influenza virus can be more than just a nuisance: these pathogens have caused the most deadly pandemic in recent history. Claire Ainsworth investigates how scientists are working to prevent it happening again.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology