New Scientist: Today’s Top Science News. 21-22 December 2018.
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Gel made from birch bark reduces skin scarring from cuts and burns
Hominin v monkey deathmatch ended in a draw when they fell down a hole
Women are finally getting equal access to the Hubble Space Telescope
Scuba-diving lizard can stay underwater for at least 16 minutes
Starchy food may reduce autoimmune reactions in people with lupus
Cheers! Saying thanks is good for you and those around you
If you think black holes are strange, white holes will blow your mind
How best to talk to your science-denying relatives this Christmas
Snake-oil sellers must no longer be able to hide behind charity status
Who do we trust when human and machine intelligence disagree
Computer chip will sniff your armpits and tell you when you have BO
DNA from 6000-year-old chewing gum reveals how an ancient woman lived
Colour me scientific: Two free fun colour-me-in downloads
Exercise may lower high blood pressure as much as medication
A swarming asexual midge is island hopping towards Antarctica