This issue of Catalyst contains the following articles:
This article looks at Turing mechanisms as a way of explaining how patterns such as spots and stripes develop as an animal grows.
This article explores where Science Communication came from, how it has grown and why it has an important role to play in helping people to learn about science.
Six people whose work can be described as ‘communicating science’ reveal the great variety of career paths in this area.
In Antarctica, a balloon is launched to investigate the Earth's radiation belts.
This article looks at a school project which involved launching a weather balloon high into the atmosphere carrying measuring instruments.
This article explores bacteria which produces magnetic particles which may be useful for future computer memory devices.
This article looks at orchids, their breeding, and why they have great commercial value.
This article explains how orchids have evolved over millions of years to have a close relationship with the insects which pollinate them.
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|Subject(s)||Careers, Science, Biology, Physics, Working scientifically, Earth science, Chemistry|
|Published||2010 to date|