What scientific evidence led to Watson and Crick’s big breakthrough and how far has genetics come since their discovery in 1953? Click on the links to understand more, as well as for tips and activities for teaching about DNA.
Do LGBT scientists feel they can be ‘out and proud’ at work? A biophysicist reflects on his own and other LGBT scientists’ experiences.
Teachers from across Europe discover the beauty of protein crystallography.
Model organisms – yeast, worms, flies and mice – help researchers to probe the secrets of life.
Scientists are searching deep underground for hard-to-detect particles that stream across the Universe.
The role of our oceans in climate change is more complicated than you might think.
A new tool lets astronomers ‘listen’ to the Universe for the first time.
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.
If you ever buy an energy drink as a pick-me-up, do you know what it contains? Here we use laboratory chemistry to find out.
How far away are the stars? Explore in your classroom how astronomers measure distances in space.
Encouraging your students to create science videos can be a way of catching – and keeping – their attention.
Entertain your audiences with these tricky feats, which showcase Newton’s laws of motion in action.
Learn how to carry out microscale experiments for greener chemistry teaching – and less washing up.
Intrigue your students with some surprising experiments – it’s a great way to challenge their intuitions and explore the laws of mechanics.
Spring is in the air: the first flush of green, that unmistakeable springtime smell and, of course, the rising temperatures.