In an age when public understanding of science has never been better, you would be forgiven for thinking that belief in supernatural beings and conspiracy theories had had their day. Public trust in science is steadily rising, as Ipsos’ regular study on science shows,1https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3357/Public-Attitudes-to-Science-2014.aspx and 90% of people are happy to place their faith in doctors.2https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3504/Politicians-trusted-less-than-estate-agents-bankers-and-journalists.aspx A…
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