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Limoncello and the science of emulsions

How can you make oil and water stay mixed? A scientist’s curiosity about a lemon liqueur has revealed how to do this – with some promising industrial applications.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry

| Issue 48

How plants beat jet lag

New research is shedding light on the internal ‘clocks’ that help plants respond to changing day-night cycles.

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

| Issue 48

Editorial issue 48

Shorter days and cooler weather signal that it’s time to turn back the clocks, marking the end of daylight saving time. The darker evenings can knock our body clocks out of sync, taking a few days to readjust. 

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Uncategorized

| Issue 48

How effective is your sunscreen?

Encourage students to stay safe in the sun with a collection of activities to discover the science behind sunscreen.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Health

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Art and science from Pompeii to Rembrandt

Applying high-tech science to the study of ancient art and famous paintings has been a rewarding career choice for synchrotron scientist Marine Cotte.

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