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The big science stories of 2016 - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 14, 2016

Nature’s made herself well known in science this year, with the recent Kaikoura earthquake dominating media attention for the past month.  A plan to make New Zealand predator free and the campylobacter outbreak that sent Havelock North hurtling to the bathroom made science a crucial part of news stories this year. As 2016 draws to a close, the Science Media … Read More

The big science stories of 2015 - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 15, 2015

Each year at the Science Media Centre we publish our picks for what were the big science stories of the year. What do we mean by “big”? Well, not necessarily the biggest discoveries or the most significant peer-reviewed papers. We are more interested in the science-related stories that captured the public’s attention and received a large deal of media … Read More