Our top stories from 2018. All the stories we thought particularly interesting, from wombat poop to very hot chilies!
A new Ebola virus, lizards evolve better grip after hurricanes, hybrid cross of two dolphins is not a ‘wolphin’ and the LHC has test-fired bunches of atoms.
Some misreported science stories this week. Do hurricanes with female names kill more than male hurricanes? Do men feel pain worse than women? And what can marmosets tell us about stillbirths? Plus Lyme disease in ancient ticks, and the controversial STAP papers finally retracted.
Wind turbines, hurricanes, ancient whale bones and a sock for your heart!