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| Issue 50

Coronavirus: the science in brief

As scientists worldwide try to understand and help tackle the coronavirus pandemic, we take a brief look at what is currently known about this new virus. 

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

| Issue 43

Is science true?

Should we believe what science tells us? A philosopher of science comments on teachers’ responses to this challenging question.

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

| Issue 13

Why is science important? website, By Alom Shaha

Why is science important? “It helps us find out what on Earth is going on.” “It can lay the groundwork for a great career.” “It is our best chance for tomorrow.” “It provides us with opportunities and choices.” These and more statements can be found on Alom Shaha’s webpage, Why is…

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

| Issue 10

Teaching in Sweden: tackling creationism, making waves

Conspiracies are at the heart of many a good film and book. Swedish biology teacher Per Kornhall is the author of a critical book on intelligent design and how it is taught in biology lessons in religious schools in Sweden. He talks to Sai Pathmanathan and Marlene Rau about his fascination with…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles

| Issue 6

Oxyntomodulin: a new therapy for obesity?

Katie Wynne and Steve Bloom from Imperial College London, UK, describe their work on a hormone that could tackle the causes of obesity.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health