• ‘We could find sources for new drugs’
    It was a proud Filipino moment, especially for Filipino scientists and researchers, when President Duterte, aboard the BRP Davao del Sur on May 15, assured total support to the all-Filipino team of marine scientists and researchers, who will conduct biological investigation and assessment of the vast natural bounties and rich resources of the Philippine Rise. […]
  • Cebu’s young science geeks reach for the sky
    CEBU CITY—“The sky’s the limit” seems to be a goal, not a limit, for 11 teen-aged boys and girls in Cebu province. They are from Saint Cecilia College-Cebu Inc. (SCC-CI) in the first class municipality of Minglanilla with a population of 132,135 in 2015. The young science geeks of SCC, one college and 10 high-school […]
  • Pinoy whiz kids reap honors at global science exhibition
    Grade-school pupils from Taguig Integrated School (TIS) recently brought the country honor and pride on the world stage as they won major science awards for inventing innovative yet practical household products. The two winning products, “Euphorbia Hirta Dengue-Relieving Tea” and “Coconut Oil, Basil and Beeswax Anti-Bacterial and Mosquito Repellant Candle” won gold and silver prizes, […]
  • Scientists: Boracay environmental woes traced to weak governance
    The environmental problems on Boracay Island could be traced primarily to weak governance. The necessary laws and policies seem to be in place, but the local and national government offices have long been coming short in implementing them. This was the synthesis made by Academician Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., chairman of National Academy of Science […]
  • US Congress takes up bill to revive Nevada nuclear waste dump
    WASHINGTON—The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear-waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. Supporters say a bill slated for a vote on Thursday would help solve a nuclear-waste storage problem that has festered for more than three decades. More than 80,000 metric tons of […]

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