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Heated waters: How geopolitical tensions affect research

In a world of constant change and development, politics plays an enormous role that affects all fields, including the physical sciences.

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Shining the light on life beyond death

Near death experiences have fascinated people for centuries. Neurological studies tell us if these are simply cerebral illlusions or ethereal glimpses of the afterlife.

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Investigating X-linked parkinsonism dystonia, the disease found only in Filipinos

Most prevalently seen in Panay Island of the Philippines, X-linked parkinsonism dystonia is a disease interestingly found only in Filipino people.

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Reaching stratospheric heights: A return to the ozone layer

The depletion of the ozone layer has become overshadowed by other issues. But has our efforts been enough or do more extensive measures need to be taken for its restoration?

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Treatise: With ChatGPT, woe and wonder unleashed

The digital age continues to fascinate the world through artificial intelligence. But with ChatGPT, mixed sentiments are being shared about the potential of this new technology.

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DLSU SYNTAX’s annual ‘Syntax Math Challenge’ returns onsite

The Society of Young Engineers Towards Achieving Excellence (SYNTAX) of De La Salle University (DLSU) held its annual SYNTAX Math Challenge last February 15 and 22, marking the first in-person iteration of the event in two years. The event is a two-day math and science competition; on the first day, nine teams, each representing an…

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With reactions in succession, chemical compounds liberate fireworks and byproducts

Picture a flower unfolding with a rumble against the night sky. Glittering greens, brilliant blues, and riveting reds—nothing screams “celebration” like fireworks. Worldwide, these spectacular explosions are a regular feature of national holidays, religious festivals, and the start of a new year. Powering these displays is a medley of chemicals that have been used and…

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Para po! Exploring E-jeepneys and the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program

In the fight for more sustainable transportation methods, e-jeepneys bring mother nature hope. However, not everyone is sharing the same positive sentiments.

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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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A not-so-jolly Christmas: The environmental cost of the holidays

Christmas is universally known as the most wonderful time of the year. But after gifts are unwrapped and lights turned off, nature has to deal with a grueling aftermath.