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Issue 6

By Mario Mitov and Yolina Hubenova Could hydrogen be the best alternative for fossil fuels? This demonstration shows how a hydrogen economy might work in practice. While fossil fuel resources are slowly being exhausted, the growing population of our planet is consuming ever more and more energy. We…

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‘Ask a scientist’ websites

Halina Stanley from the American School in Grenoble, France, reviews some of her favourite ‘ask a scientist’ websites in English and French. Thanks to the help of many readers throughout Europe, we can also draw your attention to sites in Croat, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian,…

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources

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Eyes on the horizon, feet on the ground: interview with Tim Hunt

Professor Tim Hunt, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, talks to Philipp Gebhardt about his passion for science, the importance of pure research, the influence of enthusiastic colleagues – and the role of serendipity in scientific discovery.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science, Science and society

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Small molecules make scents

Angelika Börsch-Haubold demonstrates the olfactory delights of organic chemistry.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry