As autumn turns to winter and the year nears its end, we often start to think about the coming new year. In this issue, we look ahead and consider some advances in science and technology that could mean a better future for all of us.
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 the EIROs.
In an update using the latest scientific research, all the basic SI units will soon be officially defined in terms of the Universe’s fundamental constants.
Scalding volcanic springs are home to some remarkable microorganisms, and biotechnology is now finding uses for these microscopic survivors.
As a lightweight, super-strong metal, beryllium is an engineer’s dream – but it also has some less convenient qualities.
As attempts to save the rhino continue to fail, is it time to involve local communities?
Do you have a drawer full of old mobile phones? One teacher is exploring new uses for such items, while nurturing his students’ creative imaginations.
Could leftover nutshells be the next renewable energy source? Challenge your students to find out using calorimetry.
Explore the science of sound and electromagnetism with this practical build-it-yourself activity.
Bring students and scientists together for an evening of multilingual scientific entertainment.