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A Norwegian archaeologist says a well-preserved, if rusty, iron sword dating to the Viking era has been found in southern Norway.

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will get another ground receiving station to back up its existing Philippine Earth Data Resource Observation (PEDRO) station at the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) in Quezon City.

The Philippines does not lag behind other nations when it comes to robotics – the ability to tinker with various materials and craft these into functional gadgets to perform a variety of tasks without direct human interventions.

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The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) here warned the public against engaging in illegal hunting of wildlife including migratory birds especially this month, considered as the annual bird migration season in the country.

A local tech startup company has developed a cloud-based, global positioning system (GPS)-equipped passenger information system for the Light Rail Transit Line 2 that can be further developed into a world-class signalling mode for the LRT-1 and the EDSA-bound Metro Rail Transit.

Anton Juan, Philippine theater’s enfant terrible, uses polynomial equations in dance.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started consultations for its plan to draft a blueprint on ecological damage assessment which aims to impose higher fines and penalties against environmental offenders.

Sen. Loren Legarda called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to immediately shut down an estimated 420 open dumps being maintained by local government units across the country.

The Philippines is hosting a conference aimed at promoting sustainable mangrove management.

A preliminary study on the condition of corals in the Philippines showed that a majority of them are in poor or fair condition, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Tuesday.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) aims to classify more water bodies in the next five years as possible potable water source.

Climate change threatens agricultural trade in the Pacific Rim economies and global warming is expected to significantly impact future yields in countries located closer to the equator, the United Nations agriculture agency warned.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is reinforcing efforts against poaching and illegal wildlife trade as it ordered the strict monitoring and implementation of wildlife shipments in and out of the country.