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Dr. Pablito Magdalita

Plant science for the people

He dreamed of becoming a doctor and now he is addressed as Dr. Pablito Magdalita. Instead of a medical degree, ...
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At the side of the main entrance of UP Baguio, in a kiosk underneath one of the many pine trees that mark UP’s northernmost campus, is an institution perhaps as beloved among the members of the UP community as the Oblation itself: a peanut vendor famously known as Nanay Mani.

The warmth and wisdom of Nanay Mani

At the side of the main entrance of UP Baguio, in a kiosk underneath one of the many pine trees ...
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Lem conducting "photo ID" studies in southern Tañon Strait, identifying individual dolphins through scars, shape, and unusual pigments in dorsal fins. Photo courtesy of the UPD-IESM Marine Mammal Research and Stranding Laboratory

Swimming with the Dugongs

Marine mammals—such as whales, dolphins, dugongs—are descended from ancestors that lived entirely on land. Fleeing from terrestrial competition, they turned ...
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Prof. Arguelles in one of his class presentations in Central European University

The researcher as storyteller

“I talked to this jeepney driver who told me he had changed his mind about this administration. He was listening ...
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Who’s afraid of the Endocrine Witch?

While her online supporter base knows her better as the Endocrine Witch (and her equally popular recent moniker, “Dok Bru,” ...
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SR GASC selection

The student in the boardroom

On her first Board of Regents (BOR) meeting, Student Regent Ma. Shari Niña G. Oliquino admitted her overwhelming anxiety. UP ...
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