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God, scientists and the wired world

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Inquirer Science and Health recently interviewed social scientist, medical anthropologist and veterinary doctor Michael L. Tan, Inquirer’s “Pinoy Kasi” columnist, who was recently elected to the membership of the prestigious National Academy of Science and Technology.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Discovering diversity

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In the May 20 issue of the journal Fieldiana, Filipino and American scientists reported identifying seven new species of field mice that live in forested parts of the Zambales Mountains, Mt. Banahaw, the Mingan Mountains of Aurora and the Sierra Madre. “The discovery and description of seven previously unknown species of mammals may surprise people, [...]

Posted: June 25th, 2011 in Columnists,Science and Health | Read More »

Forecasting change

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Early in the morning of April 6, 2009, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake, the strongest one to hit Italy in decades, struck the central portion of the country. It killed 308 people in the city of L’Aquila, located within 100 kilometers from Rome, and left tens of thousands homeless. Come September, several Italian geologists, including the [...]

Posted: June 3rd, 2011 in Columnists,Inquirer Features | Read More »

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