Five in five minutes – Petra Stock’s favourite science stories of the past year

In 2022 Petra Stock brought us a heart-wrenching story about wind turbines killing thousands of bats, including microbats and some species designated as endangered. Petra also found data casting doubt on the safety of e-bikes and described how Barbie Toys can sometimes create confusion for children.

But as important as those stories are, the things which cast a web over Petra throughout the year were spiders.

Spider claws

Dreaming spiders

Funnel web spiders

Soccer spiders

Spiders and fake news

Cosmos: the science of everything.

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