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Climate Change Competition Winners

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We are pleased to announce that the winners of first round OsterMed Climate Change competition are  Jamie Faure (France, The King’s School, Canterbury)  and  Kristi Lui (California USA, The Harker School).   Jamie’s article showed a full comprehensive understanding of the different approaches to tackling climate change with a rational appraisal of each approach.  Kristi’s […]

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Issue 7

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Table of Contents Young Scientists Journal 2009 | January – February | Volume 2 | Issue 7   EDITORIAL From the Chief Editor [pg.1] Jonathan Rogers ORIGINAL ARTICLES Effect of Aflatoxin B 1 from Aspergillus flavu on MDA-MB-231 Human Breast Cancer Cells [pg.3] Ana Victoria Colon Aflatoxin is a known carcinogen, expelled from naturally occurring fungi such as Aspergillus flavus. […]

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Science Recap for Early October 2009

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Hi everyone, This is Joanne, a professor of Bioengineering and also of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Illinois, Urbana. I love science, always have! That’s why I have a website called “Joanne Loves Science”.  I thought I would introduce myself to you by a video talking about the science that has transpired […]

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Welcome to Ms. Andréia Azevedo Soares to the IAB

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Welcome to Ms. Andréia Azevedo Soares as a new member International Advisory Board.  Andréia began her career as a journalist in 1996 back in Brazil working as a trainee for the daily newspaper Jornal do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, and then as a health correspondent for the national magazine Boa Forma, Sao Paulo. She moved in 1999 […]

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The best six days EVER, part three

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Third and final part of my EUCYS adventure here. courtney_cspark We’re off to award ceremony now! Went shopping earlier + spent “judging session” wandering round meeting people –4:16 PM Sep 15th from txt Hannah, Ellie and I went to the Chaillet area of Paris for shopping since we had a few hours between the last […]

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The best six days EVER, part two

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Realised halfway through writing the entry that it was ruh-heeeeally long, so I’ve split it into three parts (11/12 Sep, 13/14 Sep, 15/16 Sep). courtney_cspark More judging today, then a museum visit and lecture. Soooo tired after last night (but worth it!) –8:15 AM Sep 13th from txt Just an overview of the day to […]

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The best six days EVER

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So, I recently attended the EU Contest for Young Scientists in Paris. As you can see from the title it was, y’know, okay. This post will elaborate on tweets I posted while at EUCYS (from @courtney_cspark in case you’re not already following). I was one of three UK representatives selected at the Big Bang Fair […]

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Grain Strain

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Grain Strain created by [url=http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/]Science Museum[/url] Use machines to get the grain in the bucket. Not Working? Play at the [url=http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/grain_strain.aspx]Science Museum Website[/url]