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Fighting Leptospirosis with a local vaccine

Fighting Leptospirosis with a local vaccine

 “It takes 10 to 14 years to develop a vaccine,” says Dr. Nina Gloriani of the University of the ...
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Repurposing typhoon-damaged trees

Repurposing typhoon-damaged trees

When Typhoon Glenda tore through Southern Luzon in July 2014, some of UP Los Baños' treasured trees—old and huge acacia ...
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Databases vs. Filipino Cancers

Sitting alone in an office built for two, Joeriggo Reyes may not appear at first to be part of a ...
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The entire CLINN-GEM pilot facility assembled at the UP Department of Mining, Metallurgical, and Materials Engineering building, where the entire process takes place, from gold extraction to waste treatment. (Photo by Celeste Llaneta, UP MPRO)

A better kind of alchemy (Part 1)

There’s something alchemical about extracting precious gold using deadly mercury and cyanide. But for the many who work in artisanal ...
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A better kind of alchemy (Part 2)

In the alchemy of social change, technology is only one part of the formula. The other, arguably more complex part, ...
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In systems and in health

“Health is a very difficult agenda. In local politics today, no one will believe you when you define health as ...
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