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Addressing questions, concerns, and misinformation about monkeypox

The recent monkeypox outbreak raises questions about the virus’ nature—and its potential to start another pandemic.

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May our colors never fade

If we want to queer the future, we need more shows like Heartstopper—wholesome, sweet, and unafraid of telling queer stories authentically.

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Writer’s Recap: ‘IEdentity’ calls for LGBTQ+ celebration in STEM

The DLSU Industrial Management Engineering Society (IMES) celebrated gender identity and self-expression in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in their first-ever online celebration of Pride Month, titled IEdentity: Pride Month, held last June 11. With the theme of “Proud and Professional”, National Institute of Physics Junior Faculty Instructor III Rene Principe…

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Searing, white-hot light

While humanity’s advancements in nuclear technology have enabled previously impossible feats of science and engineering, they must be used for progress and innovation—not as instruments of bloodshed and war.

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Rant and Rave: ‘Eternals’ explores a new family of heroes

After the epic conclusion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) Infinity Saga, the franchise’s fourth phase continues to explore the mysteries surrounding celestial beings. Often, these aliens are considered as outlandish misfits or terroristic monsters, such as in the Guardians of the Galaxy films, Captain Marvel, or even Thor. However, in Eternals, the otherworldly beings…

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Treatise: A green revolution? Scrutinizing the dirty side of ‘clean’ EVs

The impact of the lithium mining required to meet this new demand cannot be ignored, especially considering how water-intensive it can be.

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Dismantling the boy’s club

Gender-based discrimination and sexual harrassment are not limited to a particular industry, but their existence to this date must be enough to call for concrete action.

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Peering into the cosmos with JWST

Once JWST is in orbit around L2, it will undergo six months of calibration and system checks before it starts regular operations.

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In search of lost time

Growing up, I never really fit in. Having spent 13 years at an all-boys Catholic school, there were parts of myself that I hid—some of my own volition, others in fear of being ostracized for who I was. At home, I hid as well—pressured by the expectations of being an only son and by the…

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A garden and a lifeless rock

For most of human history, Earth was the only world we had known to exist. From our ancestors’ eyes, they resided on an island amid a sea of countless stars, their mark on the world as delible as footsteps on a beach. We know now, of course, that Earth is but one of eight planets…