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Rappler Talk: Dr. Carl Hart on drug war and public health

May 08, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Neuropharmacologist Dr Carl Hart debunks prevalent myths on drug use and the human brain

Most illegal ivory from recently killed elephants – study

Nov 08, 2016 - 4:33 PM

International trade in ivory from elephants killed after 1989 has long been banned

Rappler’s Patricia Evangelista bags Ochberg Fellowship

Nov 12, 2015 - 2:25 PM

The newly selected Ochberg Fellows from 9 countries represent the best of trauma aware journalism worldwide

When fake news goes viral, blame the media – study

Feb 15, 2015 - 11:20 AM

A study by media researchers finds out that many news organizations fail to do enough to separate fact from fiction and often help unverified rumors and reports to go viral online

Q and A: Sheila Coronel on diversity and the digital ‘eruption’

Oct 27, 2014 - 8:44 PM

Sheila Coronel talks to Rappler about the need for diversity in newsrooms and how the changing media landscape affects news and investigative journalism

'POST-ERUPTION.' As academic dean of the Columbia Journalism School, Sheila Coronel explores ways to promote diversity in a changing media landscape. Photo courtesy of Columbia University

Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss

Oct 27, 2014 - 11:24 AM

Scientists say bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reverse age related memory decline

5 highlights of Aquino’s US trip

Sep 27, 2014 - 10:00 AM

From his first visit to Boston in 31 years to a stop at a gun shop in San Francisco Rappler lists the top 5 highlights of President Benigno Aquino III s US trip

HOMECOMING. President Benigno Aquino III is warmly welcomed by Filipino Americans in his first return to Boston after 31 years. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Protesters interrupt Aquino forum at US university

Sep 24, 2014 - 8:46 AM

Youth activists interrupt a forum with President Benigno Aquino III at New York s Columbia University They stood up to protest his alleged inaction on impunity in the Philippines and the supposed corruption of aid for Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan victims

'ANSWER QUESTIONS.' An activist stands up and begins shouting at President Benigno Aquino III at a forum in New York City on September 23, 2014, blasting him for alleged corruption in the use of Yolanda aid.

Filipino Columbia Law grad to peers: Begin with excellence in mind

May 25, 2014 - 9:22 AM

Excellence is found not in doing extraordinary things but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well

BE EXCELLENT. Patrick Perillo speaks at the graduation ceremony at Columbia Law School in New York City. Photo contributed by the author

Deadly Middle East respiratory virus strikes in US

May 03, 2014 - 7:43 AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 401 people in 12 countries have been confirmed to have MERS including the US patient

MERS. This undated handout picture courtesy of the British Health Protection Agency shows the Coronavirus seen under an electron microscope. AFP PHOTO / British Health Protection Agency

Scientists: Scroll that mentions Jesus' wife genuine

Apr 12, 2014 - 9:57 AM

Discovery of the scroll renews debates over celibacy and the role of women in the Church since Christian tradition has long held that Jesus was not married

Word lovers rejoice as OK celebrates 175 years‎

Mar 22, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Oxford Dictionaries favors a theory that OK is an abbreviation of orl korrekt a derivative of all correct from the 1830s

Scientists reveal new way to track illegal ivory

Jul 02, 2013 - 12:00 AM

Study reveals a new tool for analyzing ivory that uses nuclear test residue to determine the age of a tusk

CRUSHING CRIME. A road roller destroys elephant tusks that have been seized from illegal shipments since 2009 and are kept in storage at the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau-Department of Environment and Natural Resources (PAWB-DENR) in Quezon City. Photo courtesy of EPA

Journalism's creative destruction

Dec 01, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The phoenix rising out of the ashes will bring greater transparency and the journalist’s role will be as essential in the future as it is today

Marie Alonzo-Snyder: Dance is for everyone

Nov 07, 2012 - 5:07 PM

How do you use dance to help others? This Filipina dance artist shows us how

MORE THAN DANCE. Marie Alonzo-Snyder at the Zouk-Lambada flash mob in Princeton. All photos from Marie Alonzo-Snyder

A Reading Revolution: Students choose their books

Sep 23, 2012 - 1:52 AM

The emphasis is on putting books in children s hands and giving them a lot of time to actually read

ALLOWING CHILDREN TO CHOOSE the books they read makes room for better, more effective learning. All photos courtesy of Nikka Santos