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#InspireCourage: UP grad from Marawi dreams of building PH biotech industry

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:34 PM

'You have to have many scientists – Filipino scientists – who are passionate about the country and those who do not forget their country,' says Arman Ali Ghodsinia

#InspireCourage: UP grad from Marawi dreams of building PH biotech industry

Rappler Talk: UP summa cum laude from Marawi on breaking barriers, pushing for peace

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:39 PM

On Rappler Talk on Thursday, 3:30 pm, June 29, Ghodsinia talks to MovePH's Voltaire Tupaz about the Maranao people – their plight and aspirations – from the point of view of the youth. Bookmark this page.

Rappler Talk: UP summa cum laude from Marawi on breaking barriers, pushing for peace

UP student who hails from Marawi to deliver valedictory speech

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:23 AM

The 22-year-old graduating student will speak on behalf of 36 summa cum laude students and 4,000 graduates

UP student who hails from Marawi to deliver valedictory speech

New fossils found 'proof' life on Earth existed earlier than thought

Mar 02, 2017 - 7:51 AM

The oldest fossils ever found are 'direct evidence' of life on Earth 3.8 to 4.3 billion years ago – 'within a few hundred million years of the accretion of the solar system'

New fossils found 'proof' life on Earth existed earlier than thought

We all fall 'a thousand kisses deep'

Feb 16, 2017 - 7:30 PM

[Science Solitaire] Love makes biological sense. Here's why.

We all fall 'a thousand kisses deep'

2016 top science stories: Spacetime ripples, feathered dinos, a 'fairy' in space

Dec 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM

What are the biggest discoveries and ideas in science this year? The Mind Movers of the Mind Museum list down some of the most important ones from the past 12 months.

2016 top science stories: Spacetime ripples, feathered dinos, a 'fairy' in space

NASA on the hunt for space poop geniuses

Nov 24, 2016 - 9:12 AM

When you've got to go, but you're out there in space, zipped up in a spacesuit, with no toilet in sight and a crew of other astronauts around, what do you do?

NASA on the hunt for space poop geniuses

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi awarded 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:22 PM

(UPDATED) Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi is awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on autophagy, or the process of cells recycling its own content

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi awarded 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Rappler Talk: Alexandra Cousteau's stories on deep sea exploration and marine life

Sep 01, 2016 - 9:51 AM

Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of renowned deep sea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, shares stories from under the sea

Rappler Talk: Alexandra Cousteau's stories on deep sea exploration and marine life

The SC's Bt talong decision: Error in precaution?

Jan 20, 2016 - 5:42 PM

The Supreme Court's judgment of the relative safety of Bt talong 'can be challenged for lack of rigor, leading to injustice, or worse willfully exposing farmers and consumers to greater risks'

The SC's Bt talong decision: Error in precaution?

Space bloom: Astronauts grow flower at space station

Jan 19, 2016 - 3:58 PM

Astronaut Scott Kelly tweets: 'Yes, there are other life forms in space!'

Space bloom: Astronauts grow flower at space station

Japanese scientist stripped of doctorate over stem cell scandal

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:40 PM

Haruko Obokata, 32, drew intense media scrutiny after failing to reproduce the results of what was once billed as a ground-breaking study on stem cells

Japanese scientist stripped of doctorate over stem cell scandal

All-female Russian crew starts Moon mission test

Oct 28, 2015 - 11:15 PM

The test period simulates a flight to the Moon and back, with the women carrying out 10 experiments covering psychology and human biology

All-female Russian crew starts Moon mission test

The teenage clock

Oct 02, 2015 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Despite the seemingly adult-ish appearance, behind the teenage skull is another story

The teenage clock

Scientists create human sperm in lab, but does it work?

Sep 17, 2015 - 11:42 PM

Nathalie Rives, an infertility expert from Rouen in northern France, cautioned: 'We are not there yet'

Scientists create human sperm in lab, but does it work?

Plant from 130 million years ago is among 'first flowers' – study

Aug 18, 2015 - 9:09 AM

An ancient plant that grew underwater in what is modern day Europe, had no petals and bore one single seed may have been the world's first known flowering plant

Plant from 130 million years ago is among 'first flowers' – study

Behind the scenes of your perfect day

Aug 12, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A peek at the chemicals in your body throughout the day

Behind the scenes of your perfect day

First active Philippine eagle nest in Luzon found in Apayao

Jul 14, 2015 - 12:46 PM

The discovery gives conservationists hope that the population of the majestic Philippine national bird may be increasing

First active Philippine eagle nest in Luzon found in Apayao

Pink octopus so cute it may be named 'adorabilis'

Jun 18, 2015 - 7:25 AM

Researchers in California are looking for an appropriate Latin species designation for the mysterious cephalopod and, while little is yet known about it, few would deny that the specimens found so far are adorable

Pink octopus so cute it may be named 'adorabilis'

PH is marine hotspot: Verde Island Passage yields 100 new species

Jun 09, 2015 - 3:51 PM

Waters near party hotspot Puerto Galera reveal more than 100 new species of marine organisms, the California Academy of Sciences says

PH is marine hotspot: Verde Island Passage yields 100 new species

DENR appeals case vs researchers who killed Cebu rare birds

Mar 04, 2015 - 1:26 AM

The researchers' thesis, 'Gut content composition of Cebu Black Shama,' is submitted as requirement for their graduation at Cebu Normal University

DENR appeals case vs researchers who killed Cebu rare birds

Strongest known natural material - spider silk or limpet teeth?

Feb 19, 2015 - 8:53 AM

Spider silk may lose its claim as the strongest known natural material after researchers found that limpet teeth have more mettle

Strongest known natural material - spider silk or limpet teeth?

Top PH biologist: Tech, data help us understand species better

Feb 04, 2015 - 10:55 AM

New York University dean for science Michael Purugganan talks about mapping genes and genomes and shares insights about evolution and how it helps us understand the world

Top PH biologist: Tech, data help us understand species better

Ebola could end in Liberia by June – study

Jan 14, 2015 - 7:57 AM

If the trend toward better hospitalization and preventive care continues in Liberia, researchers at the University of Georgia and Pennsylvania State University say the end of the deadly ordeal may be in sight

Ebola could end in Liberia by June – study

Top Japan lab dismisses controversial stem cell study

Dec 26, 2014 - 2:12 PM

The revelations come a week after a young researcher at the center of the scandal, which has rocked the country's scientific establishment, said she will resign after failing to reproduce the study's results

Top Japan lab dismisses controversial stem cell study

Band-Aids, XNAs, a comet landing: 2014's top science stories

Dec 21, 2014 - 11:55 AM

What are the most interesting and groundbreaking discoveries and stories in science from the past year? We ask the Mind Movers of The Mind Museum.

Band-Aids, XNAs, a comet landing: 2014's top science stories

Japan lab cannot repeat ground-breaking cell finding – reports

Dec 18, 2014 - 3:35 PM

The government-backed Riken Institute will announce that so-called 'STAP' cells cannot be reproduced, writing the embarrassing final chapter of a study published in the journal Nature but later withdrawn

Japan lab cannot repeat ground-breaking cell finding – reports

Scientists build 'mini-stomachs' in lab

Oct 30, 2014 - 11:04 AM

Called gastric organoids, the lab-dish tissue comprises buds of cells that are 'a miniature version of the stomach,' the researchers say

Scientists build 'mini-stomachs' in lab

Sex? It all started 385 million years ago

Oct 20, 2014 - 1:54 AM

Until now, it was thought internal fertilization occurred much later in the evolutionary tale of vertebrates

Sex? It all started 385 million years ago

Ig Nobels 2014: Aha-ha-ha-ha moments

Sep 26, 2014 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] If you thought science was just all about 'Aha!' moments, then you only have to be reminded that there is such a thing as the Ig Nobel Prizes

Ig Nobels 2014: Aha-ha-ha-ha moments

Japan lab unable to replicate 'stem cell' findings

Aug 27, 2014 - 1:07 PM

(UPDATED) The struggle to replicate the experiment casts further doubt on the existence of stem cell-like cells, what the researchers called Stimulus-Triggered Acquisition of Pluripotency (STAP) cells

Japan lab unable to replicate 'stem cell' findings

Biotech firm's GM mosquitoes to fight dengue in Brazil

Aug 27, 2014 - 10:21 AM

Brazil would be the first country to use genetically-modified mosquitoes large-scale, or to allow commercial sales, in the fight against dengue

Biotech firm's GM mosquitoes to fight dengue in Brazil

Disgraced Japan stem cell scientist commits suicide

Aug 05, 2014 - 8:39 PM

Sasai is the mentor of the 30-year-old Haruko Obokata, whose research reportedly used fabricated data

Disgraced Japan stem cell scientist commits suicide

Earth's 6th mass extinction imminent – report

Jul 29, 2014 - 8:30 PM

Human activity is to blame, based on a review by an international team of scientists

Earth's 6th mass extinction imminent – report

Lowly microbes, high-tech research

Jul 20, 2014 - 10:29 AM

A Singapore-based research institution is studying how the lowly biofilm can make an impact on environmental and public health issues

Lowly microbes, high-tech research

Taking inspiration from the sea

Jul 17, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Get to know Dr Angel Alcala, one of the country's newest National Scientists

Taking inspiration from the sea

UP offers rare course with world renowned conservation biologist

Apr 30, 2014 - 6:21 PM

Prof. Curio will teach Envsci297, Special Topics with Module A focusing on behavioural ecology, from 12 to 23 May 2014

UP offers rare course with world renowned conservation biologist

Bloody souvenir not from decapitated French king – DNA

Apr 24, 2014 - 11:34 PM

The DNA in the calabash belonged to a single person whose genetic signature, from northern Italy, was not 'compatible' with King Louis XVI's known, more central-European ancestry

Bloody souvenir not from decapitated French king – DNA

How the zebra earned its stripes

Apr 02, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Zebras have stripes to deter the tsetse and other blood-sucking flies

How the zebra earned its stripes

Scientists create 'designer' chromosome

Mar 28, 2014 - 10:55 PM

It is a big step towards acquiring the controversial ability to redesign plants or animals

Scientists create 'designer' chromosome

Giant, 30,000-year-old virus from permafrost is reborn

Mar 04, 2014 - 7:46 AM

Wakening the long-dormant virus serves as a warning that unknown pathogens entombed in frozen soil may be roused by global warming

Giant, 30,000-year-old virus from permafrost is reborn

Pinoy biologists challenge idea of plant life

Mar 03, 2014 - 7:52 AM

Can a plant exist without the genome that allows it to perform the basic function of photosynthesis? A plant that lives in the forests of Luzon apparently can, a study shows.

Pinoy biologists challenge idea of plant life

Bopping to the beat is a rare feat in animals

Feb 17, 2014 - 7:21 AM

Creatures that can truly keep a beat are rare, raising intriguing questions about the evolution of the human brain

Bopping to the beat is a rare feat in animals

For sharks, old age may be 70 or more: study

Jan 09, 2014 - 9:31 AM

Great white sharks may live until their 70s, more than three times as long as previously thought, according to a new analysis

From your cells to Mars: 2013's top science stories

Dec 24, 2013 - 11:45 AM

With countless discoveries and stories, what were the most interesting and groundbreaking? We ask the Mind Movers of The Mind Museum.

From your cells to Mars: 2013's top science stories

[Science Solitaire] How to print life

Nov 01, 2013 - 7:45 AM

Will evolution be a relic of the past?

[Science Solitaire] How to print life

'Lost world' discovered in remote Australia

Oct 28, 2013 - 10:55 AM

A team of scientists discovers the 3 new species as well as a host of other interesting species that may also be new to science

'Lost world' discovered in remote Australia

Money doesn't grow on trees but gold leaf does – study

Oct 23, 2013 - 2:25 PM

Researchers say the discovery could help prospectors discover new deposits of the precious metal

Money doesn't grow on trees but gold leaf does – study

A few tree species dominate Amazon

Oct 19, 2013 - 11:31 AM

Some experts believe these trees are so common because they were actively cultivated by indigenous people in the area for millennia

A few tree species dominate Amazon

Skull discovery suggests early man was single species

Oct 18, 2013 - 10:17 AM

A well-preserved 1.8 million year-old skull brings new evidence that early man was a single species with many looks

Skull discovery suggests early man was single species