Can we be immortal digitally?

This article explores the idea of ‘Virternity’ and the concept of humans being able to digitally immortalize themselves. This technology-based article would be suited to students in year 7, 8, 9, and 10 discussing the ethics involved in technological advances … Continued

Can you know too much about yourself?

Researchers concerned about unguided trips down the genetic pathway. This short article would work alongside Biological Sciences for years 8, 9, and 10. Word Count: 341 So much to know, but should you? Credit: diane555 / Getty Images Modern technology … Continued

Scientists probe the ethical and scientific dangers of gene-edited babies

Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells, The Body, Genetics Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function, Diversity and Evolution Years: 10, Senior Science Scientists don’t really get the female brain – and it’s a problem … Continued

Hybrid sheep-human embryos – transplant hopes and ethics

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; The Body; Genetics Additional - Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 8 Birds and mammals beat lizards and amphibians to survive climate change Hybrid sheep-human embryos bring transplant hopes Hybrid … Continued

STEM Pack 5: 3D Printing

Students explore the latest STEM careers – the science and the scientists – through videos, research and discussion. The STEM Careers Packs aim to make students aware of the wide variety of STEM careers. They help students understand the importance … Continued