» Issue 20
Last updated Thu, 2014-04-24 13:09 — brown
News from the EIROs
Google, guts and gravity
EIROforum, the publisher of Science in School, reports on the latest news from its eight European inter-governmental research organisations.
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An archaeologist of the genome: Svante Pääbo
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Pääbo excavates the genome to understand human evolution.
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Healthy horrors: the benefits of parasites
Should we change our view of the horrors that dwell within us?
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Neutrons and antifreeze: research into Arctic fish
Scientists from ILL and ESRF have discovered how Arctic fish use antifreeze to survive sub-zero conditions.
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Fizzy fun: CO2 in primary-school science
Why not try these fizzy and fun activities involving carbon dioxide?
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Hunting for asteroids
Keen to save the world? In this activity, you can potentially do just that: by detecting real asteroids – which may be heading for Earth.
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Plastics in cars: polymerisation and recycling
Exploit your students' interest in cars to investigate how plastics are synthesised and recycled.
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Project in science education
Going wild: teaching physics on a roller coaster
Roller coasters, carousels and other amusement park rides can be great fun – and can even be used as a science lesson.
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More than meets the eye: the electromagnetic spectrum
Meet the European Space Agency’s fleet of science missions, which are opening our eyes to a mysterious and hidden Universe.
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Is climate change all gloom and doom? Introducing stabilisation wedges
How can we tackle climate change? Using activities and technologies that already exist.
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Warrior against pseudoscience: Daniella Muallem
Daniella is one of many young scientists who have taken up arms against misleading ‘scientific’ claims.
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