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| Issue 63

Moss Safari: what lives in moss?

Fantastic beasts: take a microscopic moss safari and learn about the diverse and resilient organisms that live in this challenging habitat.

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

| Issue 62

Moving slime: exploring chemotaxis with slime mould

What are slime moulds? And what do they eat for breakfast? Discover these fascinating giant microbes and explore chemotaxis and the scientific method with these slimy experiments.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Biology, General science

| Issue 46

Painting in a petri dish

Create a living piece of ‘agar art’ to discover the invisible world of microbes living on our hands.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 8

Salt of the Earth

Prudence Mutowo can really identify with the organism she studies. After all, they have a lot in common. She told Vienna Leigh about researching a recently discovered archaeal species, Haloferax volcanii, which thrives in extreme conditions – and coming from Zimbabwe to the UK to pursue her…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Profiles