This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:
This article looks at how genetics has increased yields of rice, a staple food for billions of people.
The aurora borealis is caused by the interaction of the solar wind with the Earth's magnetic field. This article explains how satellites are testing thoeires of how this happens.
This Catalyst article looks at the changing definition of the kilogram, a unit of mass and a base unit in the SI system (the International System of units).
This Catalyst article explores the complex structure of cells, and numerous theories of how they were formed.
This article looks at how Californians are being encouraged to prepare for the next big earthquake.
The human population of Earth has reached seven billion. This article explores the impact human activity may have on the planet.
This article looks at Marie Curie who discovered two radioactive elements and showed that radioactivity was a property of atoms, not compounds.
This article looks at how we are exposed to radiation from many different sources, including the food we eat - even bananas.
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|Subject(s)||Careers, Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Physics, Working scientifically, Science|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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