Animal Superpowers

Many animals stand out for their special abilities: eagle eye vision, dogs refined sense of smell, bats’ ultrasonic hearing, salamanders’ regenerative powers…
Contrary to superheros powers in comics and movies, all these animal powers are real superpowers: they exist in nature and maybe one day we could transfer them to our bodies to become true “superhumans”.

Extracting Fall’s Colors

Fall shows us ‘the other’ colors of leaves. Hidden behind chlorophyll, the pervading green pigment of summer leaves, these colors begin to turn as autumn approaches. In this experiment, you will set out to uncover the leaves’ other pigments. To do so, you will apply a technique to separate substances called chromatography.