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| Issue 57

The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. Scientists have determined this by analyzing the remains of fish that died directly after the impact.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, News from the EIROs
 

| Issue 16

Hot stuff in the deep sea

How do fossils form around hydrothermal vents? Crispin Little describes how he and his team found out – by making their own fossils.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology
       

| Issue 5

Synchrotron light illuminates the orang-utan’s obscure origins

Paul Tafforeau from the University of Poitiers and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France, explains what synchrotron X-ray studies of fossil teeth can tell us about the evolution of orang-utans – and our own origins.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Biology