It is alleged that the scientists have been working without the consent of their donors, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
The three teams of scientists who took home this year’s honours all have one thing in common – their projects were accidental but pioneering breakthroughs.
While seeing the Cartwheel Galaxy in such clear light is impressive, a new video released by the European Space Agency shows just how incredibly far away it actually is.
It turns out that all those lovely golden mirrors on the miraculous James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) are quite vulnerable to being damaged by space rocks.
The doccie has already received Oscar buzz and has been referred to as the “greatest lava story ever told” and “hands down, the documentary of the year”.
China’s massive ‘Sky Eye’ FAST telescope, the world’s largest alien-hunting radio telescope, seems to have picked up a strange signal which could suggest that there is indeed life beyond Earth.
Scientists at NASA are curious to see if the second planet from the Sun ever housed any life before, especially considering how similar it is to Earth.
A California space start-up flung a camera-strapped projectile 7 620 metres into the atmosphere at 1 600 kilometres per hour.
Apparently, this one of a kind documentary featuring guest star William Shatner will “show the public what’s really happening in our skies with UFOs”.
Self-described “public health specialist” Sam Barefoot used an at-home testing kit to test just how much bacteria is potentially found on silverware from a restaurant.
Despite what has been previously reported, the idea is not so much about making immortality a thing and more about staving off the inevitable disease of ageing.
It all started when a Reddit user asked for examples of “a scientific fact that absolutely blows your mind”.
Scientists have created a bizarre “Franken-fish” made from human heart cells that can swim for over three months.
If you’ve ever gone down the TikTok wormhole, you might just find yourself coming across stranger content like an account full of cadavers.
Scientists have created what they call a “microflier”, which is essentially an electronic, data-collecting microchip that can ride the breeze like an airborne seed, but better.
A new study suggests that a global societal collapse is very likely “within a few decades”, but there are a few countries that could keep civilisation afloat.
Ask the general public to answer this question – the universe is expanding, but what is it expanding into? – and you’ll get a very mixed bag of responses.
A tiny little wobble from a particle called a muon could potentially shake the foundations of everything we think we know.
Surgeons have successfully performed an incredibly risky double transplant, giving a New Jersey man a new face and hands.
South Africa participated in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study at the grade 5 and grade 9 level, and the results are embarrassing.
Unlike in many other fields, scientific fraud is almost certain to get found out in the long run. Over the past 50 years, some whoppers have been exposed.
Smashing a cup of coffee first thing in the morning is how most of us get going, but should that wait until after brekkie?