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| Issue 12

Microwave experiments at school

Halina Stanley introduces a number of spectacular classroom experiments using microwaves.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Science and society, General science
       

| Issue 12

New approaches to old systems: interview with Leroy Hood

Leroy Hood talks to Marlene Rau, Anna-Lynn Wegener and Sonia Furtado about his long-standing commitment to innovative science teaching, and how he came to be known as the father of systems biology.

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

| 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 12

Physics: a black box?

Ľudmila Onderová from PJ Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia, introduces us to the use of black boxes in the physics classroom.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, General science
         

| Issue 10

“Intelligence is of secondary importance in research”

Can you play world-class sport, and also be part of a team that tries to understand the nature of our Universe? Yes – just ask Tamara Davis. Henri Boffin from ESO talked to her in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, General science
       

| Issue 7

Learning through research: a Serbian tradition

Srdjan Verbic tells the story of the Petnica Science Center, which brings enthusiastic students (and teachers) from across Europe to a village in Serbia, where together they discover the joy and fascination of science.

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

| Issue 7

Interview with Lewis Wolpert

Professor Lewis Wolpert discusses his controversial ideas about belief, science education and much more with Vienna Leigh from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

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

| Issue 6

Eyes on the horizon, feet on the ground: interview with Tim Hunt

Professor Tim Hunt, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, talks to Philipp Gebhardt about his passion for science, the importance of pure research, the influence of enthusiastic colleagues – and the role of serendipity in scientific discovery.

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

| Issue 5

Travel wisely: the globe is warming!

Elisabeth Schepers from the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany, introduces a school programme linking climate change and the future of traffic technology.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science, General science