Catalyst

Catalyst is a topical magazine that offers features on a wide range of themes from the science curriculum bringing them to life with insights into cutting-edge research and practical applications of complex science in the world around us. Catalyst magazine is aimed mainly at science students aged 14-19.

 

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Catalyst Volume 14 Issue 2

This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:First Flight: the Wright BrothersThe first powered flight was made by the Wright brothers over a hundred years ago. Unlike the try-it-and-see methods used in many of the previous attempts, the Wrights approached the problem of flight in a scientific way and beat...
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2000 - 2009

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Catalyst Volume 14 Issue 1

Articles in this issue of Catalyst include:Discovering DNAThis article explores the structure of DNA and how it is copied across generations.DNA FingerprintingWhen Dolly the sheep was born in 1996, the scientists who created her claimed she was a ‘clone’ from a female adult sheep. To prove this claim, genetic...
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2000 - 2009

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Catalyst Volume 13 Issue 4

This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:A Life in BrineBrine shrimps can easily be kept in a jar or aquarium. This article explores some aspects of their lives which are relevant to a GCSE science course.A Nuclear Future?About twenty per cent of the UK’s electricity supplies come from nuclear power...
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2000 - 2009

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Catalyst Volume 13 Issue 3

This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:LED Lighting: a Bright FutureElectric light bulbs have been in use for over a century. They work, but they waste most of the energy they receive. Work is being done at Cambridge University to produce a new type of energy-efficient lighting, based on light-emitting...
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2000 - 2009

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Mary Howell

The search box for Catalyst magazine for relevant articles, which used toappear on the student page seems to have disappeared with the new website. This is a shame - can it be fixed?

David Sang

We are hoping this function will be restored before too long. David Sang, Catalyst editorial team

Alex Dickie

Still waiting for a search function!

muzamilshah

can somebody upload the latest issue please, we should be on issue 27 volume 3 now. Ta

David Sang

Hi. You're right, we should be up to 27/3 by now. I'm not sure why the last two issues are not on the website but I have emailed to find out.

muzamilshah

we use these articles for our 'science in the news' notice boards. Our students love them.

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