Boston University Falsely Accused of Playing With Fire with “Role of Spike” Experiment

October 29, 2022
On October 17 the UK's the Daily Mail published an alarming article outlining a study conducted at Boston University involving a gain-of-function experiment on the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that resulted in a pathogen so deadly that it boasted an "80% kill... continued

Empirical Evidence Proves that Ancient People Were Truly Tiny

October 26, 2022
[Update: Clarified that the fossils of more than one individual discovered at the site; the previous description implied that there was only one individual recovered.] Archaeologists have unearthed evidence that a group of "little people" that were previously featured only... continued

A New UFO Photo from NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars

October 22, 2022
Aside from NASA's solar-powered Ingenuity aircraft, should there be anything flying around the skies of Mars? One of the navigation cameras on board the Mars Curiosity Rover has photographed what appears to be an airborne object streaking past the rover. Taken by Curiosity's Right Navigation Camera on Sol 3613 (October... continued

‘The Silver Bullet is Coming’: Protections Expected to Shield UAP Whistleblowers in Upcoming Hearings

October 19, 2022
Protections for whistleblowers that reportedly have knowledge of research being conducted on recovered non-human craft are expected to be in place before the end of the year once the National Defense Authorization Act 2023 (NDAA) is signed into law, an event... continued

Lab-Grown Cluster of Neurons Develops “Sentience”, Plays Video Games

October 18, 2022
Although this might come across as a joke about how little brainpower it takes to play some video games, a biological research company in Australia has taught a dish of lab-grown neurons to play a version of the classic 1970s... continued

Quantum Entanglement Has Been Observed in a Macroscopic Object

October 16, 2022
A major conundrum of quantum mechanics is the question of why effects such as quantum entanglement only appear to affect structures on an extremely small scale, such as subatomic particles, but fail to manifest themselves on the large scale phenomena... continued

Nuclear Ignition Has Been Confirmed in a Record-breaking Fusion Experiment

October 12, 2022
On August 8, 2021, deep within the National Ignition Facility (NIF) in Livermore, California, a capsule of heavy hydrogen isotopes underwent nuclear fusion after being ignited by 1.92 million joules of laser energy, the first time this has been achieved in fusion... continued

Enceladus May Be Home to All Six Elements Crucial for the Formation of Life

October 10, 2022
A new analysis of the data from the Cassini space probe that explored the Saturn system has revealed that the impressively-ringed planet's moon Enceladus may have a substantial amount of phosphorus mixed into its subsurface ocean, meaning that the icy moon appears to be... continued

Using Puppy-dog Eyes To Decode How Dogs See the World

October 7, 2022
All too often we fail to realize that other species—even those closest to us—can be downright alien in some respects, especially in terms of how they perceive the world. This is especially true of dogs: despite having been one of humanity's... continued

The Hunga Tonga Volcanic Eruption Blasted Megatons of Greenhouse Gas Into the Atmosphere

October 6, 2022
The explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai underwater volcano in January was the largest explosion on record—either man-made or natural, rivaled only by the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa—and the largest volcanic eruption since Mount Pinatubo's 1991 eruption, making for an event that... continued