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WEAR MASKS THAT OFFER THE BEST PROTECTION

You may have already heard by now that many of us experience symptoms of the still-dreaded COVID-19 virus. Despite nearly half of the population completing their primary vaccine doses, some still fell ill and caught the virus. Fortunately, though, it protected them from experiencing the worse symptoms of the virus that could lead to hospitalization—an […]

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HOW IT WORKS: WIRELESS CHARGERS

In the past few years, mobile phones and other portable devices have started to include wireless charging technology to its features. With its increased popularity and only recent developments, it’s hard to believe that the technology for wireless chargers has actually been around since the late nineteenth century.  History of wireless charging In 1831, Michael […]

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GET VACCINATED—IT’S FREE; GETTING SICK ISN’T

Vaccinated yet? It is of utmost importance to get as much protection we can get especially with the rising cases of Omicron in other parts of the world and the recent reports about the local cases of the COVID-19 variant in the country. One of the major goals of the country’s vaccination drive is to […]

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KAPNAYAN 2022: UPLB CHEMICAL SOCIETY HOSTS CHEMISTRY FAIR ONLINE

The UPLB Chemical Society, a duly recognized academic organization in the University of the Philippines Los Baños, will be hosting KAPNAYAN 2022. This event is a nationwide Chemistry fair for high school students entitled The Prescribed Dose. The theme is “Immunizing Minds Through Chemical Literacy Against the Infodemic”. The event will be conducted through online […]

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HOW IT WORKS: INTERNET AND THE WEB

Because of the transition to remote and digital work, our reliance on the internet has increased rapidly these past couple of years. The internet is a wide worldwide network that makes us able to access the web. The web, or also called the World Wide Web, is a wide system of information. Any information we […]

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HUMAN LEGACY: VOYAGER 1 & 2

NASA’s twin voyager that flew in 1977 are the sole evidence of the human race beyond the solar system. To this day, the two spacecraft are still traversing the vast outer space to send us scientific information. Launched 44 years ago, Voyager 1 and 2 have proven to be one of the most critical missions […]

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HOW DO YOU EXPLAIN FOG TO A KID?

Over the weekend, I found myself riding a bus headed up north. Right in front of me was a kid I presumed was in preschool—seated next to her mom. As curious as kids go, I shifted my focus to their conversation when she asked her mom how fog is formed. I wasn’t quite sure if […]

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WIFI DOWN, DON’T PANIC!

Losing connection during a shift is one of the most stressful things. Especially now that a lot of industries rely on home internet because of the transition to work from home. In terms of connection stability, there’s not a lot of things we can do at that very moment. We have no control over the […]

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PHILIPPINE WEEDS: TAWA-TAWA

Weeds are common plants that can sprout almost anywhere. Because of this, it’s easy to assume that they don’t have any benefits. That they only feed off of the nutrients in the soil meant for the other plants in our garden. Today we’ll talk about the Tawa-tawa! What is Tawa-tawa? The Tawa-tawa, also known as […]

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CELEBRATING 23 YEARS OF GOOGLE

Everyone with access to the internet knows about Google. With its mission “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful,” Google has taken the internet by storm. Its innovations transcend its original service, which is the Google website, to their own applications and even their own devices. Inception and History Larry […]