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| Issue 40

Bionic structures: from stalks to skyscrapers

A blade of grass and a high tower both need to stand up against forces that threaten to level them. Are there design principles that they can exploit to achieve this?

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Engineering

| Issue 24

Indigo: recreating Pharaoh’s dye

What links your jeans, sea snails, woad plants and the Egyptian royal family? It’s the dye, indigo. Learn about its fascinating history and how you can extract it at school.

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