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| Issue 25

Magnetic science: developing a new surfactant

With the use of detergents and other surfactants on the rise, the resulting pollution is worrying. One answer: surfactants that can be collected and re-used simply by switching a magnetic field on and off.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry

| Issue 25

The numbers game: extending the periodic table

Until a few centuries ago, people believed that the world was made only of earth, air, water and fire. Since then, scientists have discovered 118 elements and the search is on for element 119.

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

| Issue 25

Cool and hot science for a bright future

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations. This article reviews some of the latest news from the EIROforum members (EIROs).

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy / space