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Issue 28

By Nina Notman Julia Paoli blogs at Viruses 101 Image courtesy of Julia Paoli Teen blogger Julia Paoli and her teacher Lali DeRosier discuss how blogging can help science students Last spring, Lali DeRosier was at a science communication conference geared towards teen bloggers. By chance, she…

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Welcome to the twenty-eighth issue of SiS

Although this is only the first issue of 2014, the academic year is already starting to draw to a close. By the time this issue reaches you, spring will have sprung and preparations for the end of year, and those dreaded exams, will be well underway. Spring, however, is a season of renewal – a…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Uncategorized

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From construction to destruction: building lasers and melting walls

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, General science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering

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Glaciers on Mars: looking for the ice

One of the scientists’ main interests in Mars research is water. Is there water on Mars?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Earth science

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Food that shapes you: how diet can change your epigenome

You are what you eat – quite literally. Our diet can influence the tiny changes in our genome that underlie several diseases, including cancer and obesity.

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

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Making the right moves

Cell’s movements are important in health and diseases, but their speed is the crucial point for the 2013 World Cell Race organised by Daniel Irimia.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science