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The Biggest Science and Technology Stories of 2018

From climate change to space travel, Charlotte Hartley recaps some of the most prominent and influential Science and Technology stories of 2018.

Plastics and Us: How Pollutants in Our Oceans Affect Us

Chemicals compose everything, including items that we are entirely dependent on, such as plastics and antibiotics to name a couple. Nonetheless there remains a sense of chemophobia – the fear of chemicals that is ultimately driven by generalisations of a few unsafe compounds. Here lies the conflict between our reliance on particular items and the impact they have on our own vitality, and the health of the environment.