As if space wasn’t dangerous enough, bacteria become nastier in microgravity

Research from space flight missions has found that bacteria seem to become more resistant to antibiotics and mutate quicker in space. This interesting article is suited to year 7-10 students across all sciences to demonstrate how the sciences can intertwine … Continued

Bacteria helps robot to get a grip

A robot with a handful of e.coli can do things other robots can’t. This groundbreaking research should provide students with an excellent application of technology and engineering in science and demonstrate a future path for STEM research. It would be … Continued

Tackling Mosquitoes

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Cells; Living Things   Concepts (South Australia):  Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Years: 7, 8 Video length: 1:16m In the fight against disease-transmitting mosquitoes, the heroes aren't who … Continued