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De-extinction

This article looks at whether cloning or selective breeding should be used to bring back extinct species and what the ecological effects might be.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Find out more about Catalyst magazine: www...

Orange peel to chewing gum

An article about chiral compounds and the chemistry of flavours like orange and spearmint.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Find out more about Catalyst magazine: www.stem.org.uk/catalyst

Black holes

This article explores the relationship between black holes and gravitational waves.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Find out more about Catalyst magazine: www.stem.org.uk/catalyst

Bilingualism

This article looks at brain plasticity and describes how learning languages affects our brains. 

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Find out more about Catalyst magazine: www.stem.org.uk/catalyst

Andrew Smyth interview

This Catalyst article is a career interview with aerospace research engineer, and BBC Bake-Off finalist, Andrew Smyth.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Find out more about Catalyst magazine: www.stem.org.uk/catalyst

Recreating the conditions of space

This article focuses on Laboratory Astrophysics - the recreation of the conditions of space in the laboratory.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Find out more about Catalyst magazine: www.stem.org.uk/catalyst

"I Am the Greatest"

This Catalyst article discusses the science behind motivation in sport. Self-efficacy has been shown to have a strong influence on performance in athletes, with those who believe in themselves generally attaining more success than those who are plagued with self-doubt. Psychologists are developing theories to...

The Ebola Outbreak

This Catalyst article investigates the Ebola outbreak. Defeating the outbreak of the viral disease Ebola in 2014-15 required great medical effort. Antidotes and vaccines are under development.

The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 1.

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Glaciology in the Himalaya

This Catalyst article investigates Glaciologists. Glaciologists are scientists who study glaciers and the effect climate change is having on them.

The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 1.

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Teixobactin

This Catalyst article investigates teixobactin, which scientists are developing as a new approach to tackling bacterial diseases to overcome the problem of antibiotic resistance.

The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 1.

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