Scientists attached stilts to the legs of ants to prove that ants return to their nests by counting their steps. The ants with stilts overshot their nest by roughly 50% due to the new length of their steps.
The Hindu religion states that science only offers a limited view of reality, but all it offers is right and correct, meaning that the religion by it’s nature cannot contradict science, leading to the the majority of even highly religious Hindus accepting evolution as fact.
In 2013, a researcher at UW managed the first human to human brain interface through the Internet by wearing a cap and playing a video game. When he wanted to shoot a missile, he thought “fire” and another researcher across campus’s finger moved involuntarily and pressed the fire button.
Ultrasonic waves have been used to weld plastics together since the 1960s. It works by compressing two thermoplastic materials together on top of an anvil. Ultrasonic waves are then fed through a horn that vibrates their molecules, causing friction that causes heat.
During Islam’s Golden Age, after having a dream of meeting Aristotle, the Caliph (Ruler) ordered all his books to be translated into Arabic, and whoever did it would be given its weight in gold.
For a science fair experiment in 1969, a 14 year old scientist used genes to change chicken feathers from white to partially black, which his teacher said was playing God.
Every year the British Medical Journal publishes an issue full of joke science, like one paper that said men die before women because they are stupid. But years later these articles are cited by scientists as real, and this is causing a lot of problems.