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Science Spin 70

Blue or Pink?

What determines gender balance? Julia Galbenu takes a look at how temperature can affect the gender outcome of offspring.

Dirty Old Town

Tom Kennedy takes an in depth look at Dublin’s Industrial Heritage. A thousand year unbroken record of making things.

The Shapeshifting Punk

Sive Finlay investigates a frog that can not only change its camouflage but is even able to change its shape.


Margaret Franklin, co-author of "Colour; what we see and the science behind sight", explores the dual nature of Light.

How does a Fuel Cell work?

Jacob O'Neal gives an overview of the inner workings of fuel cell technology.

Insects on the Menu?

One Young Scientists project to put crickets rather than beef on the menu.

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Young Scientists, Careers, Family Science and Weird & Wonderful Animals all inside this issue!

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Space rocks that fell to Earth - on Ireland

by Tom Kennedy

A collection of meteorites that fell to Earth on Irish soil over past few centuries has been on display at the National Museum of Country Life in Turlough, Co Mayo, and is due to go on show in Dublin in March.

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Science, not just a career move

by Sean O Leary

Science is not just a stepping stone to a well-paid career, it is also an important part of the student's preparation for life.

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Who Owns Your DNA?

by Lisa Duffy

Are people's DNA sequences their own business and nobody else's. In an essay that won the annual REMEDI essay competition for schools, Lisa Duffy, a student at Castleblayney College, Monaghan, considers when, if ever, it is right to use the DNA without the consent of owners.

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