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RCBC creates pioneering digitized currency “ePiso”

ePiso is the country’s first digitized peso solution<p>Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) has unveiled the Philippines’ …

Apple Store

Giraffes surprise biologists yet again

Ecology

Puffins are donning sexy little sunglasses in the name of science

The eyewear can help us understand the puffin perspective.<p>Puffins don’t need sunglasses. Despite the glare off the shining sea and snow, these lil birds have managed to survive for many years without the aid of fashionable eyewear.<p>It is scientists, not puffins themselves, who have opted to design a …

Birds

A cool model for biomedical research

Hibernation is a fascinating physiological adaptation. One important question is which cellular signaling pathways allow hibernating mammals to enter …

Stem Cells

Supposedly extinct kangaroo rat resurfaces after 30 years

The last time anyone saw the San Quintin kangaroo rat was more than 30 years ago, in the arid scrublands of Baja California in Mexico. Mexican …

Southern California

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DOH confirms Cebu Zika case

<b>Cebu City (CNN Philippines)</b> — There's a new Zika case in the country, bringing the total cases this year to 9.<p>The Department of Health (DOH-7) in …

Disease

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DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY <br>PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY <b><br>EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION NO. : 2</b> <br>PHIVOLCS Bldg, C.P. Garcia …

Davao City

5 volcanic quakes, naitala sa paligid ng bulkang Mayon noong weekend

5 volcanic quakes, naitala sa paligid ng bulkang Mayon noong weekend. Current latest trending Philippine headlines on science, technology …

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DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY <br>PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY <b><br>EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION NO. : 1</b> <br>PHIVOLCS Bldg, C.P. Garcia …

Quezon City

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DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY <br>PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY <b><br>EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION NO. : 1</b> <br>PHIVOLCS Bldg, C.P. Garcia …

Quezon City

Airlines told to disinfect to combat Zika spread

AIRLINES have been told to disinfect their planes before landing and taking off from the country’s airports, including the Ninoy Aquino International …

DOH confirms new Zika case in PH

Newest case locally transmitted<p>MANILA - <b>(UPDATED)</b> The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed a new case of Zika virus in the Philippines, adding that it …

Disease

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS-DOST)

#EarthquakePH #EarthquakeSultanKudarat<br>Earthquake Information No. 1<br>Date and Time: 02 Sept 2016 - 07:07 PM<br>Magnitude = 2.5<br>Depth = 001 …

DOH cautions against travel to 5 Asian countries amid Zika

MANILA – Health officials have urged Filipinos to reconsider travel to Zika-affected countries in Asia, following an initial outbreak of the virus in …

Public Health

DOH: 2K-bed drug rehab center under construction

A MILITARY camp in Luzon is set to house a 2,000-bed capacity rehabilitation center that is currently being constructed in a bid to house as many …

Rehabilitation

A Fisherman Found a Pearl That Could Be Worth More Than $100M

At 75 pounds, it weighs as much as the average 11-year-old boy.<p>A fisherman from the Philippines discovered what might be the largest natural pearl ever — and he had been hiding it under his bed for more than 10 years.<p>The pearl is nearly one foot wide and 27 inches long, and it weighs a whopping 75 …

New orchid species found in Mindanao forest guerrilla zone

Five new orchid species have been discovered in remote mountains of Mindanao, protected from poaching because of an insurgency in the region, …

LOOK: Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach takes first step towards HIV awareness

Halfway through her reign, the Filipina beauty visited Apicha Community Health Center in New York to get herself tested of the virus.

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LOOK: Astronaut lauds Diwata-1's role vs. climate change

Astronaut Tim Peake lauded Diwata's role in monitoring and battling climate change—a crucial issue for the Philippines, which has long …

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Attack on Philippines Election Commission Might Be The Largest Data Breach Ever

At the end of March, hackers broke into the database for the Philippine Commission on Elections in what InfoSecurity Magazine is calling “what could …

55M Filipino voters open to fraud after Comelec hack – int'l tech security firm

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines)</b> — The sensitive data of 55 million registered Filipino voters, including 1.3 million passport numbers of Filipinos …

Voting

PHL voters at risk following Comelec site hacking, says cybersecurity firm

Trend Micro claimed on Wednesday that  some 55 million people are at risk of fraud due to the data leaked from the recent hacking of the Comelec …

Meet the Filipino Scientist Who Invented the Videophone in 1954

Filipino scientist Gregorio Y. Zara demonstrating his “telephone-television” invention in 1954. Photo: National Academy of Science and Technology …

Social Media

Philippines launches world's first mass dengue vaccination

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines on Monday launched the first public immunization program for dengue fever, seeking to administer to a …

Public Health