VERIFY Fact Check |

No, scientists did not say it’s ‘plausible’ the Loch Ness Monster is real after fossil discovery

Science

Children are not eligible for monkeypox vaccine unless they’ve been exposed to virus

Monkeypox

Viral tweet incorrectly identifies clearest lake in the world

Environment

Viral image isn’t photo of Antarctica from space, but it was created by NASA

Science

Yes, hot weather can damage asphalt runways

Extreme Weather

Yes, BA.5 omicron subvariant of COVID-19 is more likely to reinfect people

Coronavirus

No, the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine isn’t authorized as a booster shot yet

Vaccines

Verifying 7 claims about lightning and thunder

Weather

No, CERN’s particle accelerator can’t create a cosmic black hole

Science

Pennyroyal plant contains a deadly toxin, never use it to induce an abortion

Medicine

Yes, vasectomies are reversible

Health

Yes, the Great Salt Lake is shrinking

Environment

Yes, aluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes cool

Weather

Yes, your ceiling fan should spin counterclockwise if you want to feel cooler

Weather

Yes, a California court ruled bees are fish — but only for a specific conservation law

Courts

No, there is not a doorway on Mars, like viral posts suggest

Science