Top 10 Science Stories of 2018

Top 10 stories of 2018: Climate change, gene-edited babies, hidden craters and more

In 2018, we saw just how much power science has to make a real impact. Science News’ top stories of the year include a literal impact – the hidden contours of what appears to be a massive crater created when a meteorite slammed into Greenland long ago.

It has been an interesting and intense year. Researchers quickly determined that climate change fueled the intense rainfall that came with Hurricane Florence. Such attribution studies, among other findings, made climate change Science News’ top story of 2018.

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