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Robredo’s daughter Jillian off to study in New York University

Aug 23, 2018 - 10:37 AM

A Philippine Science High School graduate, Jillian Robredo will be pursuing her college degree at New York University with a full scholarship

OFF TO COLLEGE. Jillian Robredo (1st from R) is hugged by her older sisters Aika and Tricia before she flies to New York, United States on August 23, 2018. Photo from Tricia Robredo's Instagram

Scientists look into rice that can tolerate salty conditions

Aug 24, 2016 - 9:03 AM

A team of researchers led by prominent Filipino American scientist Michael Purugganan will study the response of rice in saline soil conditions under a 4 year US 4 million grant from the US National Science Foundation

Farmers collects rice for the winter-spring crop on a field in the outskirts of Hanoi on March 2, 2016. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

OFW in Hong Kong gets NYU scholarship

Jan 23, 2015 - 8:32 PM

All dreams are valid says OFW turned photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani after learning she s one of 7 Human Rights Fellows of Magnum Foundation

MIGRANT WORKERS. Xyza Cruz Bacani depicts the life of migrant workers in Hong Kong in photographs. Screenshot from Magnum Foundation website

Coming soon: a brain implant to restore memory

May 01, 2014 - 5:39 PM

According to experts to restore a human s specific memory scientists would have to know the precise pattern for that memory

IMPLANT. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is forging ahead with a four-year plan to build a sophisticated memory stimulator.

Marriage is healthy for the heart – study

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:00 AM

The association between marriage and a lower likelihood of vascular disease is strongest in people under age 50

HEART-FRIENDLY. A recent study shows how heart health is linked to marital status

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

Dr Michio Kaku: Philippines poised to leap into the future

Dec 31, 2013 - 2:47 PM

The noted theoretical physicist author TV host and pop icon of science says the Philippines has to focus on building two things: education and entrepreneurship

MICHIO KAKU. According to the noted futurist, theoretical physicist, author, TV host, and pop icon of science, the Philippines is poised to leap into the future. All photo from Peter Imbong

Blind Chinese activist Chen due to arrive in Taiwan

Jun 23, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Chen will fly in to Taipei late Sunday night from New York after New York University announced earlier this month that it would be parting ways with Chen

In this file photo, Chinese human rights activist, Chen Guangcheng, participates in the opening of the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF), in Oslo, Norway, 13 May 2013. Photo by EPA/Berit Roald

Activist: China pressured New York University

Jun 17, 2013 - 9:41 AM

The blind self taught lawyer spoke out after adamant denials from New York university which said it never planned to enroll Chen for more than one year

NEW LIFE IN U. S. Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng ( L) and his wife Yuan Weijing smile upon their arrival at the New York University Village appartment complex in Manhattan in New York, May 19, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV

60-30-10? Regional votes don't support it

May 23, 2013 - 10:09 PM

Individual votes of candidates as well as aggregate votes for each slate vary from region to region But when results converge at national average they reflect the sentiment of the country favoring Team PNoy

Filmmaker Paolo Bitanga weaves his own folktales

Feb 07, 2013 - 6:09 PM

Filipino American filmmaker Paolo Bitanga weaves a folktale about ube

THE AMAZING UBE. Filipino-American filmmaker Paolo Bitanga creates a folktale about ube. Photo from his Facebook page

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

Democratic reform irreversible in China: Chen Guangcheng

Jun 01, 2012 - 12:49 AM

In his first major public appearance since being allowed to leave China to study at New York University Chen told the Council on Foreign Relations think tank that the Internet age meant the communist state machine had already lost much of its grip

NEW LIFE IN U. S. Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng ( L) and his wife Yuan Weijing smile upon their arrival at the New York University Village appartment complex in Manhattan in New York, May 19, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng completes US odyssey

May 20, 2012 - 10:51 AM

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng began a new life in the United States on Saturday May 19 praising Beijing s restraint and calm as he sought to draw a line under a month long tussle that tested China US ties

NEW LIFE IN U. S. Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng ( L) and his wife Yuan Weijing smile upon their arrival at the New York University Village appartment complex in Manhattan in New York, May 19, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV