New Scientist TV

I recently came across http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/ as I was following a link for "The top 3 mysteries of human evolution" . If you teach Option D then its of interest. If not then check out the other videos on offer. Perhaps you will find something there that aids your teaching or perhaps excites your students. I have recently become an Internal assessment moderator and will be posting of my experiences in the next few weeks. I have been curious to find out about the process ...

An RNA world

Doubts persist to the possibility of RNA being THE hereditary / genetic material that played THE key role in the creation of life on Earth. However work carried out at the University of Colorado may have shed further light on this. The findings could be a substantial step toward understanding "the very origin of Earthly life," the lead researcher contends. More on the work carried out at the University of Colorado Read more on the meaning of an "RNA world"