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Dissecting the mind of the devil in disguise

Deemed as crazed, psychopathic individuals, serial killers are straight out of a thriller film—and neurological studies give explanations for their behavior.

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More than just a feeling: The biological phenomenon of grieving

Grief is more than an emotion—it is a biological response and has physical effects one cannot simply get rid of.

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Faced with tragedy and grim realities, trauma journalists stand their ground

From braving strong typhoons to reporting militant crossfire, a trauma journalist’s job is the relentless pursuit of truth despite the danger.

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Venturing into the future of industrial engineering with IECON 2022

Showcasing various principles and areas in industrial engineering (IE), the Industrial Management Engineering Society (IMES) held its two-day webinar titled Pioneering What’s Next last June 3 and 4 via Facebook Live. Featuring local and international speakers, the webinar tapped into the importance of IE in industries such as financial technology, startups, and urban planning. The…

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Blending together biology and robotics with xenobots

Unlike their metal counterparts, xenobots are entirely biological—constructed from frog skin stem cells with the help of AI.

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Elbows up: Why kamayan champions Filipino culinary traditions

Laid out on banana leaves, the foods found in a kamayan feast often tell stories unique to the people who prepared them.

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Scrutinizing the idea of Sarco pods and autonomy at the end of life

With the Sarco pod, ethics and medical practice collide, raising questions and conversations about the place of death in healthcare.

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Shedding light on the hidden aftermath of surviving COVID-19

Stories of COVID-19 survivors do not simply end with survival or death—and time cannot tell for how long.

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Have yourself a merry (little) noche buena

During the holidays, we tend to ask ourselves if our stomachs are fuller than our dinner tables, what exactly is food coma, and just how we could relieve ourselves.

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How microbial vaccines promise a pandemic-free future

Familiar to us in our biofuels, drugs, and even food additives, these high-value molecules are sources of our everyday essentials.