Science

Posts claiming antibiotics can cure cancer are misleading

Old and misleading news from 2015 resurfaces
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Video allegedly showing China’s ‘artificial sun’ going up in the sky is actually of rocket launch

‘Artificial sun’ created in a tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor cannot be launched into the sky
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Posts wrongly claim China created world’s first plastic woman

The video is from the adventure game, Detroit: Become Human
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Misleading post claims allopathic medicines can cause kidney failure

News website reshared article from 2018 with misleading information
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Bill Gates did not say COVID-19 ‘is a farce’ or call for the withdrawal of vaccines

Satirical piece from August 2021 being circulated as authentic ‘confession’ in WhatsApp forwards
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Mark Kelly did not pull the #SpaceApe prank on the ISS. It was his twin, Scott!

Astronauts and twin brothers Scott and Mark Kelly pulled off the prank in 2016
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Website published misleading article about chances of conceiving after 30

The article misleadingly claimed that maternal age is the major factor that can lead to complications during pregnancy
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Viral video of ‘magic’ stone melting iron nails is actually gallium at high temp

Gallium, with a melting point of 29.76°C, is one of four metals that turns liquid at room temperature
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Misleading post wrongly claims YouTube is removing the ‘dislike’ button

The platform is, however, permanently hiding the ‘dislike’ count after experimenting with that move earlier this year
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