Russian Approval of Unproven “Sputnik V” Coronavirus Vaccine Raises Safety and Effectiveness Concerns

August 12, 2020
Health officials in both Russia and around the world are raising concerns over Moscow's approval of a vaccine to be used against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, despite not having finished critical Phase 3 clinical trials for the new treatment necessary to... continued

Humanity Is Heading for a “Jaw-Dropping” Decline in Population

August 10, 2020
A new study published in The Lancet is forecasting a "jaw-dropping" decline in the planet's population by 2100, with the number of people in 23 countries expected to drop by half by the end of the century. While fewer humans using up... continued

The Climate of Ancient Mars May Have Been Much Cooler Than We Originally Assumed

August 9, 2020
A new study comparing the geological features of both Earth and Mars has discovered that Mars's past climate may have been much cooler than scientists have traditionally assumed, painting a picture of an ancient Martian landscape covered in glaciers, rather... continued

Young Children Are Less Likely to Spread the Coronavirus—but May Carry More of the Disease

August 5, 2020
A new study suggests that children under five years of age may carry a much higher amount of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in their upper respiratory tract than adults, with some children displaying a viral load up to 100 times greater... continued

The Americas May Have Been Populated by Humans Twice as Long as Previously Assumed

August 4, 2020
  A new archaeological discovery in a cave in Mexico is once again pushing back the timeline of human presence in the Americas, this time by at least 15,000 years earlier than the generally-accepted date of roughly 13,000 years ago.... continued

Former Pentagon UFO Researcher Investigated “Off-World Vehicles Not Made on This Earth”

July 31, 2020
A former consultant to the Pentagon's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) has come forward with details regarding his role in the Pentagon's UFO investigations team, including the scientific analysis of UFO reports, and assembling a dossier of scientific reports... continued

Two COVID-19 Vaccines Show Promising Early-Stage Test Results

July 29, 2020
Medical research teams in England and China are reporting that COVID-19 vaccines being developed are prompting a protective immune response against the coronavirus in subjects that have been injected with the new formulations. This is good news, as other researchers... continued

The First Half of 2020 was the Second Hottest on Record

July 27, 2020
Despite the massive changes brought about around the world in 2020, one factor has managed to maintain its status quo from the pre-pandemic era: global warming is still on the rise. In terms of being the hottest January-through-June period on... continued

Debunking the Health Myths Surrounding Face Masks

July 20, 2020
Numerous health myths regarding the wearing of face masks are circulating the internet, causing many individuals to be hesitant to don the garment that has the potential to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. Concerns that masks might lower... continued

Four Rings to Marvel Them All: Astronomers Discover Mysterious ORCs in Deep Space

July 16, 2020
Astronomers have discovered what appears to be a new, mysterious class of astronomical object in the depths of space, in the form of distant ring-shaped objects that emit light only in the radio spectrum. The phenomenon's discoverers have dubbed these... continued