Up to 50% of the world's natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly, according to a study.
In middle school, 74% of girls express interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, but when choosing a college major, just 0.4% of high school girls select computer science.
In 2013, two physicist managed to "tie" water into knots.
The "cheerleader effect", the theory that girls look more attractive in groups, is scientifically proven.
There have been serious scientific attempts to study whether or not our "reality" is, in fact, a computer simulation a la "The Matrix."
The "Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge" is offered to anyone who can demonstrate a supernatural ability under agreed-upon scientific testing criteria. In 40 years, no one ever won.
Famous science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov died as the result of an HIV infection from a blood transfusion given during triple-bypass heart surgery.
When you donate your body to science, it can get used as a crash test dummy, for medical training, forensic research or to save a life through organ transplants.
29,000 rubber ducks were lost at sea in 1992, and are still being found, revolutionising our knowledge of ocean science.
De-extinction is scientifically possible. Several viruses have already been brought back, including the 1918 flu pandemic virus.