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Bad news for night owls.
If you prefer sleeping in and snoozing your alarm, it might be time to change your habits. According to a study by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, morning people are actually happier ...
Did you know? The blue whale is the largest creature that has ever existed.
The first confirmed sighting of blue whales in the Philippines was in 1758, and such occurrences had been scarce ever since. Blue whales were last sighted in the waters of the Philippines in the 19th century.The blue whale is the largest creature ...
The only lunar eclipse of 2021.
If you were enthralled by April's Pink Supermoon, wherein Earth's natural satellite was closer than usual, next month's lunar show is poised to be more dazzling -- a total eclipse will cause it to turn red.Happening on May 26, the "Super Blood ...
And why it could be more dangerous.
On March 13, the Department of Health confirmed the discovery of a unique variant of COVID-19 in the Philippines. The Philippine variant, named P.3, had infected at least 98 people at the time. Very little was known about the new strain of ...
According to an interactive map that uses plate tectonic models.
Ever wonder what the Philippines look like way back then, say 50 million years ago? Well, now's your chance as a California paleontologist has created a map that uses geological models created by geologist and paleogeographer Christopher Scotese.The interactive map can impressively go back to 750 ...
He’s now 27 years old, and about two semesters away from graduating.
Carvey Ehren Maigue, a student from Mapua University, has been named the first-ever Global Sustainability Winner at the James Dyson Award.His invention? A new material made from rotten fruit and vegetables that converts UV light into electricity, and can be used for window panels, ...
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"There's a reason we call the robot Perseverance. Because going to Mars is hard," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said just before liftoff.
This photo provided by NASA, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launches at Space Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA's Perseverance blasted off atop an Atlas V rocket ...
Money ~can~ buy happiness, it seems.
Ever since lockdown restrictions have loosened, you might have noticed that you have been adding to cart and checking out every opportunity you get. Online shopping boomed especially during the quarantine period primarily because it’s more convenient compared to heading out to the outside ...
Is it really just because they love you?
Often when you wake up in the morning, the first thing you do (after checking your phone) is head to the banyo to pee. And if you live with a dog, you probably open the bathroom door and find a pair of ...
We're not alone.
It seems we’re really not alone. A new study published in The Astrophysical Journal suggests that there are at least 36 other alien civilizations capable of communicating in our galaxy, the Milky Way.Initially, the Drake Equation is what scientists used to estimate the ...
The shot is given yearly for both adults and children.
While there is still no specific vaccine for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), an infectious disease expert is saying that the flu vaccine and pneumonia vaccine can protect against the severe complications of the disease.According to Dr. Lulu Bravo, Philippine Foundation for Vaccination ...
We may not be known for science, but the Philippines has made some remarkable contributions to the field.
You may have read Filipino Invention Myths We Totally Fell For and learned that no, a Filipino did not invent the fluorescent lamp. No, a Filipino did not invent the Armalite. No, ancient Filipinos did not use yoyos as weapons. When it comes ...
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