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The kilogram will now be defined in terms of the Planck constant – the ratio of a frequency of light, on the one hand, to the quantum energy of that frequency, on the other
To be an advocate for science is to be an advocate for the best of what our species can do in terms of understanding the world, others, and ourselves
Young Filipino students bested other teams from all over the world at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Lego League World Championship in Houston, Texas
Shyam Gollakota, head of the lab that developed the project, likens its utility to that of a thermometer, which helps people decide whether a visit to a doctor is appropriate
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
PRESS RELEASE: Girls from 52 schools in Manila, Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro participate in career caravans and mentoring and training sessions
Why is it that the most urgent and important causes in our community, country, and planet seem to not benefit enough from this basic feature of our humanity?
(UPDATED) The destruction of nature threatens humanity 'at least as much as human-induced climate change,' says UN biodiversity chief Robert Watson
'Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus' wins Best Picture while Nadine Lustre wins Best Actress for 'Never Not Love You'
Campaigners, including director Steven Spielberg initially suggested that the films produced and released by streaming firms should not be eligible for the Oscars, and should instead be classified as TV content
The report says the accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing forests, pollinating insects, protein-rich fish and storm-blocking mangroves poses no less of a threat than climate change
The director says the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has denied him a hearing, when it voted to oust him from the organization
Awakenings do not inflame tragedy or sorrow. Awakenings get you to a level that transcends your sorrows, fears, and frustrations.
We can delay death, of course, but we cannot run away from it. So we should really learn how to live and talk about death in our normal conversations.
Imagine if instead of photos, you have the sound of a crowded plaza, a parade, or a school reunion!
What if you were asked to trust someone for the first time? What would make you trust them?
The findings could offer a roadmap for a new generation of attractants that lure adult specimens into traps for population control
Eye contact is more than just a laser alignment of the irises of two people
Metafact crowdsources answers from thousands of experts to settle your scientific debates
(UPDATED) John Steward Buenavista Alberto gets a rating of 91.10% in the March 2019 Medical Technologist Board Examination
What does it take to be in data science? For them, it is knowing that you can’t know everything but wanting to find as many answers as you could
Along with the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize is one of the world's most prestigious maths prizes
'Goyo,' 'Never Not Love You,' and 'Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes' are among those nominated for Best Picture
Learning is more complex than just going to school, getting a job, and playing Sudoku or crossword puzzles to keep your mind together later in life
PRESS RELEASE: The DOST-SEI is offering foreign graduate scholarships in specialized priority science and technology fields to develop the country's pool of talent
Plants have a planet within our own planet, and that planet is keeping us alive. Losing plants in a massive scale such as when we decimate forests is literally pulling the ground from underneath us.
The real proof that you have learned is not what you know but what you do with what you know
Our childhood years quickly give way to the teenage years, and it is at this stage that the effects of childhood adversity usually take their toll
We wonder about many things when we are attracted to someone, and probably the list expands when we consider marriage. But are genes part of those considerations?
Let’s dig into the many scientific concepts touched on in the film and see how far from reality they are, or might be in the future
US-based DataRobot compares all previous Song of the Year winners with this year's nominees, correctly predicting Childish Gambino's victory for 'This Is America'
'Romance' in female brains generally takes on the form of language, while in male brains, it largely, so to speak, rises and falls as an 'act'
The researchers caution that their success is only a first step and that 'serious technical barriers and complex ethical issues' remain before the process could be used for human organs
Instead of Facebook, I want a Forgetbook – a network of personal accounts with pixels gracefully and artfully degrading at random rates like real life, reminding us that not all matter, matters to all of us, all the time
'We are proud to say that we are capable and ready for a Philippine space agency,' says DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña
Press release: LinkedIn saw a 190% global increase in skills related to Data Science and artificial intelligence from 2015 to 2017
This constant roar of the river of chat within us that rises to the surface and comes out as 'small talk' seems to be one of the most striking traits that define us as humans
The pace of melting is expected to lead to disastrous sea level rise in the years to come
There is a deadline before our planet's dying trend becomes irreversible. The reversal has to begin today. What will you do?
Aside from damage to school infrastructure, Tropical Depression Usman also placed students' lives in danger
The wider goal isn't to produce more tobacco but to apply the technique to wheat or soy beans, in order to meet mankind's growing appetite
As we wrap up 2018, the Mind Movers of the Mind Museum write about some of this year's most important science stories
The one thing that smartphones have taken away from us is the Stop Sign. This holiday season is the perfect time to press pause on social media and pay attention to our real lives.
Here are 5 conversational themes that could mend or fill in some gaps in your family and friend connections
What He Jiankui has done is the genetic version of the 'like' game on social media