This issue of Catalyst contains the following articles:
This article looks at scientists who are monitoring the accumulation of synthetic chemicals which are polluting the Arctic environment.
In this article, David Edwards studies ways of reducing the impact of human activities in tropical regions.
This article investigates how mercury, which is a poison, can be removed from natural gas using ionic liquids.
Tom Lyons describes how the Philae lander, launched from the Rosetta spacecraft, has landed on Comet 67P.
This article investigates how plants can be grown in orbiting spacecraft and how this may be useful in future manned space missions.
Airships are making a comeback! The Airlander is an airship which can be used for transporting heavy loads over long distances.
This article investigates osmosis: water enters or leaves plant tissue (raw potato) according to the concentration of water in its surroundings.
In this article looks at the work of Michael Pocock, who is an ecologist who surveys UK environments and constructs food chains of the species he identifies.
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|Subject(s)||Careers, Science, Biology, Physics, Working scientifically, Earth science, Chemistry|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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