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| Issue 2

Forensic entomology

Are you a biologist with a mission? Do you want to fight crime with science? Martin Hall and Amoret Brandt from The Natural History Museum in London, UK, introduce the fascinating (and smelly) field of forensic entomology.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology
   

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The exhibition ship MS Einstein: a floating source of scientific knowledge

Imagine a barge carrying not coal or other heavy cargo, but something much more precious – inspiration! Beate Langholf from Wissenschaft im Dialog, Germany, describes a science exhibition that travels the rivers of Germany with a different theme each year.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Physics, General science
   

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The chocolate challenge

John Schollar from the National Centre for Biotechnology Education at the University of Reading, UK, finds an excuse for eating one of his favourite foods - chocolate.

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

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Scientists at play: contraptions for developing science process skills

In the second of two articles on developing the processes of enquiry, hypothesis and testing, Alfredo Tifi, Natale Natale and Antonietta Lombardi describe how to build and apply some of the low-cost equipment they have developed.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Science and society, General science
       

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The scientist of the future

Susan Greenfield and Martin Westwell from the Institute for the Future of the Mind consider the needs of the future scientist.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Science and society, General science