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Lying in the name of science

Lying in the name of science



Content that invokes science through unproven evidence, incorrect "scientific theories", or seeks to misrepresent a correct scientific interpretation to attract audience interest.

Content that invokes science through unproven evidence, incorrect "scientific theories", or seeks to misrepresent a correct scientific interpretation to attract audience interest.

Will the moon appear pink over a few days?

Will the moon appear pink over a few days?

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  • 04-17

ClaimNews pages and accounts on social media have claimed “the moon will appear in a pink color next Saturday, in an astronomical phenomenon” and accompanied pictures of the mo...

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This image is imaginary and does not show the solar eclipse from space

This image is imaginary and does not show the solar eclipse from space

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  • 04-11

Claim Public pages on social media circulated an image that allegedly showed the solar eclipse as it appears from space, and the Milky Way is clearly visible in the background of the imag...

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Is the “Indian surge” of the Corona virus transmitted through an Indian air depression?

Is the “Indian surge” of the Corona virus transmitted through an Indian air depression?

  • 3117
  • 05-03

Claim A local Syrian radio station quoted a medical official in the Syrian regime as saying that the Indian mutation of the Corona virus is transmitted in the air, claiming that "the muta...

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Conspiracy Theory: “Covid-19 Isn’t a Virus”

Conspiracy Theory: “Covid-19 Isn’t a Virus”

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  • 05-27

A viral claim has suggested that “Italian doctors” found that coronavirus “isn’t a virus” but “bacteria.” Among other things, the claim says the W...

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This “Satan insect” is fake

This “Satan insect” is fake

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  • 03-30

Social media news pages and personal accounts shared a photo lately of an insect with big fangs. The pages and accounts said that this insect is called “Satan insect” and wa...

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WHO didn’t describe singles as “disabled”

WHO didn’t describe singles as “disabled”

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  • 08-03

Arabic and Syrian social media pages shared reports saying World Health Organization changed the definition of sterility to contain single men and woman who are now describes as “dis...

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