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| Issue 15

Welcome to the fifteenth issue of Science in School

Have you ever wondered who is behindScience in School? We would like to present our publisher, EIROforum: a collaboration between seven European inter-governmental scientific research organisations.Image courtesy of EMBL PhotolabWatching it grow: developing a digital embryo

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Uncategorized

| Issue 15

Watching it grow: developing a digital embryo

What if you could witness the development of a new life, taking your time to study every detail, every single cell, from every angle, moment by moment? Sonia Furtado talks to the scientists who made this possible by creating a digital zebrafish embryo.

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: Biology

| Issue 15

Science on Stage: gathering momentum

Many of the national Science on Stage organisations are already beginning to select which teachers from their countries will attend the European teaching festival in 2011. Eleanor Hayes reports on the Austrian and Belgian events.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Events

| Issue 15

Deadly proteins: prions

Since the epidemic of ‘mad cow disease’ in the 1980s and 90s, and the emergence of its human equivalent, variant Creutzfeld-Jacob disease, there has been a great deal of research into prions, the causative agents. Mico Tatalovic reviews the current state of knowledge.

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

| Issue 15

Using news in the science classroom

Fernanda Veneu-Lumb and Marco Costa show how news reports – even inaccurate ones – can be used in the science classroom.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: , General science