Listing all results (591)

Ageing

This opinion piece was written by an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded researcher to provoke debate and discussion about the issue of ageing. The piece was written for the Debating Matters competition, which the ESRC sponsors, and discusses vital questions about whether extending the human lifespan...

Catalyst Volume 27 Issue 1: full magazine

This issue of Catalyst contains the following articles:

Whales and waves

This Catalyst article looks at sperm whales. Sperm whales can dive deep into the ocean; they use sound waves to communicate in the dark and to detect their prey...

Herbaria: biology's secret weapon

This Catalyst article looks at herbarium houses that contain plant specimens collected from around the world. Studying these specimens allows botanists to study how plants work and how we are impacting on the environment.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

...

Why do we eat what we eat

This Catalyst article explores how people could feed themselves if conventional food supply systems were destroyed?

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science magazine for...

Aquaponics

This Catalyst article focuses on aquaponic systems, where fish and crop plants are grown in a system designed to minimise inputs.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science...

Sturdy structures

This Catalyst article features an activity to explore the science behind creating earthquake-proof buildings and the impact of structure stabilisation.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

Catalyst...

Explosive earth: earthquakes and volcanoes in Iceland

This Catalyst article looks at volcanic activity that generates earth tremors. It talks about seismologists that measure these tremors in an attempt to predict future eruptions.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

...

Diamonds, x-rays and all that

This Catalyst article looks at diamonds and shows how they have extraordinary properties: optical, thermal and when exposed to X-rays.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science...

The wonders of x-ray free electron lasers

This Catalyst article looks at X-ray free electron lasers that generate intense beams of X-rays and are used to reveal the structure of complex molecules.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

...

Diamond: more than just a gemstone

This Catalyst article looks at diamond and graphite which are allotropes of carbon. Their properties which depend on the bonding between the carbon atoms are also examined.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2.

...

Pages

View all publishers