The elemental composition of the first interstellar meteor will be decided by a mass spectrometer, not by the number of likes it gets on Twitter.
A recent study into the increasing volume of scientific and technological publications in recent years has observed what a team of researchers is calling a decline in “disruptive” innovation.
In the battle of belief versus evidence, we must avoid the tendency to get entrenched in ideas that cannot be falsified.
The International Symposium on UAP Research, a virtual event organized by the company Vertical Project Media, was held on October 16th, 2022.
In today’s popularity contests, it is important to remember reality is whatever it is, irrespective of how many “likes” it gets on Twitter.We don't get whatever version of reality we desire "on demand."
Physicists with the Georgia Institute of Technology say they have demonstrated how the phenomenon of turbulence can be better understood with a bit of help from fluid dynamics.
Avi Loeb shares his insights on the first Galileo Project conference and the scientific search for the relics left behind by extraterrestrial intelligence.
For decades, scientists have been aware of the existence of a rare and mysterious form of lightning known as superbolts.
A monstrous new variety of deep-sea isopod has been discovered deep below the waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico, according to new research published by an international team.
From Edgar Allan Poe to Isaac Asimov, here are five non-scientists whose work contributed advances to science.
To paraphrase Darwin’s “survival of the fittest”, when it comes to our future in space, everything may hinge on “survival of the optimist.”
The popular cosmological paradigm supposes the existence of unseen matter known as “Cold Dark Matter”.
How a scientist who called out apparent flaws in the methods of a popular fertility tracker now ended up facing a defamation lawsuit.
One of the largest scientific conferences dealing with the study of anomalous phenomena occurring in U.S. airspace has just been announced, according to a leading scientific coalition that studies aerial mysteries.
It turns out that even bowel movements could help doctors figure out who is at risk of developing more severe "long COVID" symptoms.
Virtual reality, tailored to match our wishful thinking, sways us away from the humility of gaining new scientific knowledge.
Did scientists quantum entangle a tardigrade? If anything, they proved that humanity will never stop abusing these small and cute "water bears."
Nikola Tesla did some pretty weird stuff. And while he probably didn't create a death ray, the FBI still raided his hotel room after he died.
If all goes to plan, the James Webb Space Telescope is set to re-write everything we know about our place in the Universe.
Most of the universe is invisible, but when we look at it through different 'eyes,' suddenly the dark void of space seems much less empty.
Many crustaceans are likely to turn into crabs on down the line, thanks to a strange process that biologists call carcinization.
Researchers at ETH Zurich, a public university in Switzerland, have designed a solar reactor that makes high performance...
Scientists discovered traces of ancient life trapped inside a 2.5-billion-year-old ruby in Greenland, proving that life will always find a way.
Melange, or 'spice,' the drug everyone is obsessed with in the new sci-fi epic Dune, was inspired by magic mushrooms.
New research has pinpointed specific personality traits in squirrels that can have a significant effect on success or the risk of early death.
Researchers conducted a study discovering that a coronavirus outbreak occurred about 20,000 years ago, leaving traces in modern DNA.
Scientists are working to produce a chemical scarecrow to ward off predatory insects, which relies on what they call "fear in a bottle".
Could new treatments for Covid-19 come from the carrier of the disease itself? Bats may just be our answer to curing COVID-19.
A mesmerizing 2-minute video released by researchers from Aalto University in Finland shows how various liquids reacted to electric fields, and it is weird.
Researchers have found that LSD causes changes in the brain that may offer insight into how the brain actually directs behavior.
Researchers have found that elevated serotonin levels, the hormone of happiness, can prevent cocaine addiction in mice. What does this mean for us?
New research indicates that many animals are rapidly 'shape-shifting' and changing their biology in a last-ditch effort to survive climate change.
Cannibalistic cane toads are causing problems in Australia, but scientists think they may still teach us a few things.
As UFO interest reaches unprecedented heights, renewed favor for the "extraterrestrial hypothesis" reveals a new challenge for scientists.
Scientists discovered a fossil in Egypt's Western Desert of a whale that had four legs and could live both underwater and on land.
Scientists have turned light into matter, and its counterpart antimatter, all in one step proving a nearly century-old theory as correct.
A 4000-year-old tablet displays a form of geometry from Babylon, thousands of years before the math was thought to have been discovered.
What stands in the way of the scientific community’s taking on the challenge of discovering if any UFOs are extraterrestrial?
While the history of human-caused climate change is relatively short given the Earth’s lifespan, it has also been occurring for longer than many may realize.
Cancer cells die within three days with radiation therapy enhanced by iodine particles, according to new research.
Are supercentenarians on the rise? A new study examines the likelihood that medical advances and other developments in the sciences could contribute to longer lifespans by the year 2100.
An alien civilization, or even humans, may soon be able to conquer the entire galaxy... a feat that would only require a billion years to complete.
Here are the top 5 insane things we have subjected Tardigrades to for science. Tough little bears can survive anything, well, almost...
A biomedical engineer is studying how to use cancer to potentially reverse brain damage and even possible reverse paralysis.
Researchers are looking at turning an entire range of materials into Thermoelectric Devices where everyday items can be powered by your body.
The Debrief recently spoke to experts on the subject of ball lightning, looking into some of the existing research on the often cited, but little-understood phenomenon.
Researchers have worked out how 'thermal cloaking an object can make it invisible or appear like a completely different object altogether.
In a new study, researchers have proven that sharks use magnetic fields to navigate. It may not be safe to go back in the water just yet.
A study has shown how the genetic profile of corals indicates that that these living ocean forests indeed communicate with each other.
Scientists and artists have joined forces to publish the online Past Global Changes Horizons magazine to fight spread of fake science news.