Chronic COVID-19 Symptoms Haunt “Long-Haulers” Who Had Previously Recovered from the Disease

December 2, 2020
  Despite the typical recovery time for a COVID-19 infection lasting only a few weeks, a growing number of coronavirus patients are reporting chronic symptoms that linger for months after their diagnoses, despite no longer testing positive for the disease,... continued

Pharmaceutical Factory Accidentally Produces Lemonade: Lower Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine May Increase Effectiveness

November 30, 2020
Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has announced that a manufacturing error has caused what may be a fortunate discovery in regards to the COVID-19 vaccine they are producing, in that the drug may be much more effective at lower doses than anticipated.... continued

Utah Monolith Disappears–and We May Know Why (Or Not…)

November 29, 2020
The aluminum monolith that was found by a passing helicopter survey team on November 18 has now disappeared. The monolith was strikingly similar to a sculpture by artist John McCracken, "Fair" which was created in 2011. According to the New... continued

Helicopter Crew Thankfully Undisintegrated After Contact With Mysterious Monolith in Utah Desert

November 25, 2020
The crew of a Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter has discovered a mysterious monolith in the middle of the desert in Southern Utah. Nestled into a red-rock cove, the 10-foot-high metal artifact appears to have been deliberately imbedded into... continued

As Above, So Below: New Study Finds Striking Similarities Between the Structure of the Universe and the Human Brain

November 23, 2020
It might seem like an unlikely team-up, but an astrophysicist and a neurosurgeon did indeed collaborate in a study examining the commonalities between one of the largest structures known to science—the vast web of galaxies that stretch across the universe,... continued

Arecibo Observatory’s Iconic Main Dish Is Slated for Demolition

November 20, 2020
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that the iconic Arecibo radio telescope has been slated for demolition, following a structural assessment that found that the structure is structure is "currently at risk of an unexpected, uncontrolled collapse," according to... continued

Mood Disorders and Vivid Hallucinations: COVID-19’s Devastating Effects on the Brain

November 18, 2020
A new study has found that 1 in 5 survivors of COVID-19 develop mental illness within 90 days of contracting the disease, with patients being diagnosed with severe mood disorders, even in individuals that had no prior history of these... continued

As the Universe Expands It May Be… Heating Up?

November 16, 2020
Reports of the heat-death of the universe may have been greatly exaggerated, at least according to a new study that shows that the universe may be heating up as it expands, instead of steadily cooling as time goes on, a... continued

“You Throw (a Spear) Like a Girl”: Half of Prehistoric Hunters May Have Been Women

November 13, 2020
The common assumption that prehistoric females in hunter-gatherer societies were relegated to the role of gatherers is being upended, with the discovery of the burial site of a female Neolithic hunter in Peru leading to another study that concluded that... continued

The Fast Radio Burst Mystery May Have Been Solved by a Close-To-Home Source

November 9, 2020
  Astronomers may have solved the mystery behind the source of the enigmatic phenomenon called fast radio bursts, powerful blasts of radio waves from far outside the Milky Way Galaxy that last for mere fractions of a second, with a... continued