DNA

Could the Beckhams have a girl?

The story

The Beckhams announced last week that they are expecting their fourth child and after three boys they may well be hoping for a girl this time.  But, in an interview in Vogue which took place before the announcement, Victoria has said that this looks highly unlikely.

But does it? More

Building with BioBricks

The story

BioBricks are DNA sequences which have defined functions and can easily be transferred into the genome of living cells such as E.Coli in order to produce genetically modified organisms. More

Science at the movies

The story

A story making its way around the web at the moment is that NASA has compiled a list of the best and worst science movies ever made.  More

Vampire biology

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Get ready for vampire mania as the new movie in the Twilight Saga – Eclipse, is premiering tonight in the USA.  It hits screens in the UK on July 9th so now is a perfect time to teach a little vampire biology.

The PowerPoint I have designed for this occasion contains two starters – one for KS3 and one for KS4/5. More