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Baguio boy’s experiment shows banana peel absorbs metals

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Robert Nelson Leung, 11, recently placed fresh banana peels in a container filled with water taken from the community of Balatoc in Itogon town in Benguet province, host to many of the country’s oldest mines.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Seed germination using slush soil

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Plants are essential to the lives of humans, animals and other living organisms.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

CERN discovers 2 new subatomic particles


Scientists at the world’s largest smasher said Wednesday they have discovered two new subatomic particles never seen before that could widen our understanding of the universe.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Study of latrines shows ancient Romans ate local

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Archaeologists picking through latrines, sewers, cesspits and trash dumps at Pompeii and Herculaneum have found tantalizing clues to an apparently varied diet there before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed those Roman cities in 79 A.D.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Branson shocked as Virgin spaceship crash kills pilot

In this Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, British entrepreneur Richard Branson poses with SpaceShipTwo at a Virgin Galactic hangar at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, Calif. The Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket exploded Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another while scattering wreckage in Southern California's Mojave Desert, witnesses and officials said. Virgin Galactic would not say what happened other than that it was working with authorities to determine the cause of the "accident." (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

Virgin’s pioneering tourist-carrying spacecraft crashed on a test flight in California on Friday, killing a pilot and scattering debris across the desert — and raising questions about the program’s future.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »