Life is Short and Frail: Is There Still Hope?

We are just in the end of January and many things have happened already. Sadly, they are quite unpleasant news: from the Australia wildfires, the Jakarta floods, the Ukraine airlines crash, the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant, to the coronavirus outbreak. What in the world is going on? Early this month, I came across this …

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What Would Be Your Gift This Christmas?

Today we celebrate Christmas. (Finally!) Christmas is, according to Andy Williams, the most wonderful time of the year and the happiest season of all. Whether or not we agree with this idea, Christmas has always been celebrated during holiday season at the end of the year. It is the moment of reunion, rejuvenation, and reflection …

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The Heart of Every Work is Service

Early this year, I read on a broadcast email in my workplace, "Engineering is a profession of service." I couldn't agree more. In fact, not only engineering, the heart of every profession is service. Whether you are a businessman, educator, entertainer, sportsman, custodian, or even president: service is the core of your work. With this regard, …

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Why the Bible is Trustworthy: A Scientific Perspective

One day a friend of mine asked, "What makes you believe the Bible is true?" My simple answer was because I was born in a Christian family, so obviously we're supposed to trust the accuracy of the Bible. Just like many other Christians, we share a common belief in the deity of Christ, the fallibility …

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The Struggles between Science and Faith in the Research

I remember the time when I was sitting in a biology class, perhaps in high school, listening to my teacher on the controversial subjects, like theory of evolution, the existence of dinosaurs, or the age of the earth. I learned that fossil fuels were formed from dead organisms million years ago. Meanwhile, my Sunday school …

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The Six Senses of Researcher

Humans are in the journey of understanding life. There are always things to ponder, questions to ask, challenges to face, and/or problems to overcome every day. I believe that basically everyone has an inherent quality as a researcher. Whether you are a business person, a sportsman, an entertainer, an artist, a politician, a farmer, a …

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