Sophie Bushwick is senior news editor at New Scientist in New York, New York. Previously, she was a senior editor at Popular Science and technology editor at Scientific American.
The Ebola crisis in the D.R.C. is now the second biggest outbreak on record. That, and other science stories in the news this week.
Extreme conditions during climate change could cause the disappearance of stratocumulus clouds—for good.
The invisible plastic particles in our poop. Plus organic food and health, changing hurricane patterns, and the waters of Mars.
A sudden bridge collapse in Italy has sparked interest in the safety of structures worldwide.
Researchers are looking for new insights into why the Leaning Tower of Pisa has managed to stay upright over the centuries.
Plus, exploding ants and other science headlines in this week’s News Round-up.