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Australian spider grows bigger in city—study

Giant Golden Silk Orb Weaver Spider. YouTube screengrab

Australian spiders may live happily in the bush, but a new study has found that at least one species also thrives on city life and grows bigger in urban areas.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Astronauts conduct spacewalk outside space station

This photo provided by NASA shows a tiny Peruvian research satellite, right of center, launched by spacewalking astronauts aboard the International Space Station, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. The satellite, weighing barely 2 pounds, holds instruments to measure temperature and pressure and cameras that will photograph Earth. (AP Photo/NASA)

Two space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk. Russians Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemiev ventured out Monday. They will set loose a tiny Peruvian research satellite, install fresh science experiments and retrieve old ones.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Did you know: National Science and Technology Week

National Science and Technology Week is observed every third week of July by virtue of Proclamation No. 169 signed by then President Fidel V. Ramos in 1993.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Tiesa fruit now a source of natural food coloring – DOST

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The Department of Science and Technology (DoST) has made a discovery that could make the tiesa fruit (canistel) economically viable.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Scientists uncover potential vaccine candidate

INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Researchers have discovered an antibody-generating protein that could help prevent multiplication of malaria parasites inside the body, giving new hope for a vaccine, a study said Thursday.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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