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| Issue 3

Putting the buzz back into school grounds

Dave Goulson and Ben Darvill from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust at the University of Stirling, UK, explain why these furry insects are under threat – and what schools can do to help.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science

| Issue 22

Revealing the secrets of permafrost

Studying permafrost enables us to look not only into the past, but also into the future. Miguel Ángel de Pablo, Miguel Ramos, Gonçalo Vieira and Antonio Molina explain.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Earth science, Engineering

| Issue 18

Moringa: the science behind the miracle tree

Moringas have long been known as miracle trees. Now scientists are investigating their properties in depth, as Sue Nelson and Marlene Rau report.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry

| Issue 3

Does Anything Eat Wasps? And 101 Other Questions, By New Scientist

Does Anything Eat Wasps? is a user-friendly, easy-to-read collection of questions and short answers that covers a wide range of science topics, from galaxies colliding in outer space to the amount of fat necessary to render a human bulletproof. These questions and their corresponding answers were…

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

| Issue 5

Fusion in the Universe: where your jewellery comes from

Does alchemy sound too good to be true? Paola Rebusco, Henri Boffin and Douglas Pierce-Price, from ESO in Garching, Germany, describe how creating gold – and other heavy metals – is possible, though sadly not in the laboratory.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space