Catalyst Volume 22 Issue 2
This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:
Many mammal species can dive to great depths. This article explores how their bodies are adapted to cope with the great pressures involved.
This article focuses on how jewellery is traditionally made from metals such as gold, silver and platinum because these metals may be found in their native state and are corrosion-resistant.
Do mobile phones increase the risk of cancer? This article explores the question, including a recent study from Denmark which suggests not.
Wild rice was domesticated a long time ago. This article looks at understanding its genetic diversity and how it can help to develop new strains.
This article explores 'Biomodels', biological species which are increasingly well-understood and which have been chosen because they can help us to test new biological theories, particularly in the field of genetics.
This article explains and demonstrates how carbon dioxide gas can be made and poured.
This article looks at Biochemistry, the study of chemical reactions in living things.
This article contains case studies of young people working in biochemistry.
This article describes how a manned trip to Mars and back would be very demanding, both technologically and for the people involved.