Report on “directional phenomena” inconclusive

An investigation published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 40 people who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Havana experienced a loss in white brain matter. Authors of the 12-page study, called “Neuroimaging Findings in US Government Personnel With Possible Exposure to Directional Phenomena in Cuba,” said the cause of … Read more

Those dastardly crickets

The sound of a supposed sonic attack in Havana matches that of a Caribbean cricket, a new study reports. U.S. personnel in Cuba recorded what they believed to be an acoustic attack and gave it to the Associated Press in October 2017. Biologists Alexander L. Stubbs and Fernando Montealegre compared the AP recording to the … Read more