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Aside from medical prescriptions, there are 'social prescriptions' that play a significant role in healing
(UPDATED) The Korean Central News Agency says the test is successful but does not specify the type of device involved
Books tear down the walls of what society assumed to be fixed, or at least, could largely be demolished only by political or economic policies. Books are revolutionary in themselves.
Your one and only life is worth the brainwork
The 29 Nobel Prize winners in science and 6 recipients of the Fields Medal say open European borders have helped the continent make up ground lost to US researchers in the wake of World War II
How would you want your work and living spaces to reflect what you love about life?
In the event of a disaster, communities should 'act as one,' says Ishmael Narag of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
To many, what took place in Indonesia serves as a reminder for the Philippines to ensure that preparations for such disasters are continuously being implemented and improved
The olympiad drew almost 400 contestants from 21 countries and regions
A combination of plate tectonic in the region, the shape of the coastline, vulnerable communities, and a less-than-robust early warning system all combine to make Indonesian tsunamis especially dangerous
We humans invented the disciplines so we can highlight various aspects of reality for a deeper understanding. It's time to unlearn the borders we made so we can see where the disciplines connect and where they diverge.
Named Vorombe titan – Malagasy for 'big bird' – the creature would have stood at least 10 feet tall, and had an average weight of 650 kilograms, making it the largest bird genus yet uncovered
Sign language is another language, and therefore, another rich world, another empowering culture that, like any other language, expands your mind
We are wired to fear far more than we are to be reasonable. But are we all created to be equally fearful?
Researchers have designed a blood test that can measure a person's inner body clock within 1.5 hours, an advance that may help personalize medical treatments in the future
Air pollution is making us dumb and it will grow worse because we are urbanizing fast
There is, indeed, increasing evidence supporting the idea that our metabolic health is not just regulated by what we eat, but also when we eat
Food has taken on a flavor that is much more than the tastes it elicits
After the 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia, 'waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meter above the tide level are possible,' says the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
The findings suggest 'livestock species have very sophisticated minds to interpret their environment' and 'likely adapt their behavior' based on human facial expressions
The first, blurry images of Bennu were taken on August 17 at a distance of 1.4 million miles (2.3 million kilometers) from the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
DOST Undersecretary Renato Solidum says that Filipinos are resilient in character but the Philippines itself is not yet a 'disaster-resilient' community
The COA report says the students come from the Philippine Science High School campuses in Western Visayas and Cordillera Administrative Region
The deadline for the submission of nominations is extended until September 17, 2018
It turns out that in medicine, one key to new resurrections can be found in jumpstarting faulty, old lives
(UPDATED) The car-sized Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to blast off on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida early Saturday
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Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña says he would just return to private life if the two agencies are attached to the proposed Department of Disaster Resilience
After the Parker Solar Probe blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 11, it will become the first spacecraft ever to fly through the Sun's scorching atmosphere, known as the corona
There is probably no wall that food cannot melt and break down
The Ateneo de Manila University says this was 'one of the best debut performances of the country in an international science Olympiad'
Senator Bill Nelson says the White House decision to return to the Moon – a program former president Barack Obama halted in order to focus on reaching Mars – could drag down the whole process
The company, called Lianshu Science & Technology (Hangzhou), is established with $30 million of registered capital, according to China's corporate record database. Lianshu literally means 'face' and 'book.'
Humans shake things up – not only when we act. It could start with how we think about something.
'How can I pretend to ignore that the Academy a few weeks ago kicked out my husband, Roman Polanski, to satisfy the zeitgeist,' says French actress Emmanuelle Seigner
How many places do we really hold constant in our hearts at any time in our lifetime?
'The genome has allowed us to understand the koala immune genes in detail for the first time,' says a co-author of the study
There is a deep, biological reason why we gravitate toward rural areas when we need a break from our frenzied city lives
Sandiganbayan Fifth Division denies the motions to quash by father and son, former vice president Jejomar Binay and former Makati mayor Junjun Binay
Scientists say they finally cracked the "dripping tap" enigma and know exactly how the sound of dripping water is generated
The findings raise a host of questions, starting with this one: What is it about an high-altitude living that makes the body shape-shift?
Life and all its bits are connected. Knowing how those connections could work for your life is key to nailing your purpose.
As the ashes of the British theoretical physicist are interred, a specially-written composition featuring his famous synthesized voice will be beamed into space by the European Space Agency
Unfortunately for scientists, the creature that made the footprints did not die nearby and leave an equally well preserved fossil to be studied. That leaves a mystery about what kind of animal left the tracks.
Dr Charissa Marcaida Ferrera hopes that with her fellowship, she could inspire young girls to pursue a career in science
'Combining exercise and gum chewing may be an effective way to manage weight,' says a study by Japanese researchers published in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science
How many generations of smoke does science need to uncover before we accept that tobacco is the most dangerous natural product we have invented?