Catalyst Volume 19 Issue 1
This issue of Catalyst includes the following articles:
This article describes how insects are used to provide clues at crime scenes.
Lucie Green – Astronomer
This article presents the life and career of Lucie Green, an astronomer and broadcaster.
The many uses of polymers (plastics), both in everyday life and in advanced applications are the main subjects of this article.
The article explains what it means to say that an astronaut is 'weightless'.
This article looks at the work of process chemists who work in the pharmaceutical industry, devising methods of making new drugs.
Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Five young scientists describe their work in the pharmaceutical industry.
In the Mountains - Going Up?
The article explains how the human body is affected by low atmospheric pressure at high altitudes.
Natural Born Healers
The article describes some examples of drugs derived from natural substances.
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