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| Issue 64

Hands-on experiments with planaria

Meet the planarian, a fascinating flatworm with incredible biological abilities unique and surprising ways responses to various stimuli.

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

| Issue 63

From Petri dish to plate: the journey of cultivated meat

Future food: would you bite into a test-tube burger or a Petri dish steak? How do we make lab-grown meat, and what might it mean for health, farming, and the environment?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society, Sustainability

| Issue 25

The changing face of orthodontics

Many of us have had our teeth straightened with braces. Few people know, however, that orthodontics involves a great deal of fundamental science and fast-moving technology.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 21

Cancer stem cells – hope for the future?

Cancer and stem cells are both topical issues. But have you heard of cancer stem cells? As Massimiliano Mazza explains, this concept may revolutionise the treatment of cancer.

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

| Issue 6

Exploring the Living Cell DVD, By Véronique Kleiner and Christian Sardet

The Exploring the Living Cell DVD includes a wide range of films about the cell, covering many topics and providing background information for lessons: the history of the discovery of the cell, ethical debates about stem cells and evolution/creationism, and current research in cell biology. For the…

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 4

Ethics in research

Is it acceptable to use human embryonic stem cells in research? What about live animals? Professor Nadia Rosenthal, head of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Monterotondo, Italy, talks to Russ Hodge about the ethics of her research.

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

| Issue 3

A Stem Cell Story, By the European Consortium for Stem Cell Research

A Stem Cell Story portrays scientists from the field of stem-cell research, their individual research interests and the potential applications of their work. The DVD is aimed at the public, to shed light on stem-cell research and on the science behind the headlines and public debate of the last few…

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources