Senator, Aviation Pioneer and Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95

December 10, 2016
The first American astronaut to orbit the planet Earth, John Glenn, died on December 8, 2016, at the age of 95. Although Glenn was being treated at the Ohio State Cancer Center, the exact cause of his death hasn't been... continued

Cancer-Related Depression and Anxiety can be Treated with Psychedelic Psilocybin

December 9, 2016
Amongst the numerous side ailments that can afflict cancer patients during treatment, psychological effects such as depression and anxiety are but two of the most common, affecting up to 40 percent of patients. But a new joint study between New... continued

It’s Official: NASA Submits EM Drive Research Paper for Peer Review

December 8, 2016
As a follow-up to a story we reported on last month, the leaked research paper on the controversial EM Drive that NASA was reportedly set to present for peer review has been published, in the American Institute of Aeronautics and... continued

New Analysis says 2,000-Year-Old Lead Codices on Jesus may be Authentic

December 7, 2016
Recent analysis of the controversial Jordan Lead Codices, a collection of 70 lead and copper books that are purported to chronicle the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth, suggests that the books are indeed two millennia old, contrary to claims being... continued

The 100-Year Replacement for Chernobyl’s Sarcophagus is Now in Place

December 6, 2016
On November 29th, officials involved with the New Safe Confinement (NSC) project gathered near the site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, to celebrate the installation of the massive NSC structure over top of the plant's aging containment... continued

Researchers Incorporate Silicon into a Living Organism: is this the Building of a Bridge between Man and Machine?

December 2, 2016
Silicon is the second most common element in the Earth's crust, after oxygen. However, aside from its non-organic use by certain sea sponges and microorganisms, very little silicon is used by Earth's biology, despite making heavy use of other common... continued

Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice are at Record Lows, and are Shrinking Fast

December 1, 2016
Sea ice levels in the Arctic and Antarctic are growing at a record-slow pace this season, according to multiple sources. While this year's summer low for the northern hemisphere wasn't as bad as the current record, set in 2012, the... continued

Big Oil Announces their Endorsement of Taxation on Carbon Emissions

November 30, 2016
In late October, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson announced that his company is backing the concept of a carbon tax, saying that climate change brings real risks, and serious action is required to mitigate them. “We have long used a... continued

Regional Canadian Airliner Dodges UFO over Lake Ontario

November 29, 2016
While on approach to Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport in the early morning of November 14, the crew of a Porter Airlines Dash 8-400 turboprop encountered an unknown object that required them to perform evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with it.... continued

Google’s Translation AI Created its Own Secret Language — All On Its Own

November 26, 2016
Google recently announced that its new AI-based translation software, Neural Machine Translation (NMT), has developed an internal language of its own to facilitate its translation of certain languages -- and Google can't explain how it did it. Neural Machine Translation... continued