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Rappler wins best science feature story at 1st UP Science Journalism Awards

Feb 18, 2018 - 1:56 PM

A story on PH's Diwata-2 satellite written by Edmund "Edd" K. Usman bags a prize at the inaugural science journalism awards

SCIENCE JOURNALISM AWARDS. (L-R) Professor Clarissa David, Rappler contributor Edmund Usman and Dr. Elena Pernia at the awarding ceremony held in UP Diliman. Photo by Gelo Gonzales


Alzheimer's 'lost' memories may be recoverable – study

Mar 17, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Research on mice suggests that stimulating specific areas of the brain could lead to memories being recalled

Top journal retracts ‘game-changer’ stem cell study

Jul 02, 2014 - 8:03 PM

Leading science journal Nature is withdrawing a stem cell study published January after all co authors concluded that they cannot stand behind the papers

RETRACTION? This handout picture, released from Japan's Kyoto University Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) on January 23, 2013 shows part of the renal tubule cells (red part) which were differentiated from human stem cells at the CiRA in Kyoto. Kyoto University/AFP

'Game of Thrones' scenario seen in Neanderthal ancestors

Jun 20, 2014 - 7:37 AM

The vicious fight for survival and power among disparate kingdoms and clans may have led some ancient people to evolve facial traits more quickly than others researchers say

GAME OF (ANCIENT) THRONES? Scenes like this one from HBO's hit

Neanderthal genome helped early humans survive cold – research

Jan 30, 2014 - 7:11 PM

It may also have transferred a genetically higher risk for diabetes and lupus

Neanderthal skull from La Chapelle aux Saints. Image taken 16 March 2004, PLoS