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Scientists in China have turned wood into a transparent material that could be used as a replacement for glass in energy efficient buildings

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Catrin Green shares some ideas for making lessons more meaningful for secondary students

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In the March 2017 issue find out why unsaturated fuels burn with sooty flames and make chromatography practical work more engaging.

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