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The White House is doing something it has never done before in response to the Rob Porter scandal

Vice President Mike Pence became the latest — and most prominent — White House official to make a startling assertion in the midst of the scandal surrounding former staff secretary Rob Porter and officials who were slow to act on allegations of domestic abuse against him.<p>Pence said the White House …

Donald Trump

Here’s how being single correlates with better social ties, happier individuals

Is being single better than being in a marital relationship? Going with a study that continues to hold true now and well into the near future, it …

Happiness

Israeli predictive tool detects diabetic patients with risk of developing kidney disease

Diabetes and the resulting problems like kidney disease and blindness are dreaded yet prevalent among many Filipinos today. They are never easy for …

Diabetes

Human testing of new cancer vaccine underway after successful mice trial

Here is heartening news for individuals who have not slashed their risk for the Big C or have family members diagnosed with the disease. A new cancer …

Cancer

STUDY: Sexist men tend to have less satisfying relationships

The science is in. Sexist men who assert their “manhood” with patriarchy-reinforcing beliefs tend to have impaired intimate relationships with …

Feminism

STUDY: If your partner has set out to lose weight, there’s a good chance you will too

If your life partner has set out to lose weight, there is a likelihood that you may find yourself trim or headed in the same “get-fit” journey, too. …

Fitness

STUDY: Repeatedly waking up at night promotes Alzheimer’s disease plaques

Undisrupted snooze during the night augurs well for people, since sleep does amazing things to the brain. Those who do toss and turn or suffer from …

Dementia

As water crisis looms, Israeli startup Lishtot moves to change the equation

Wondering if your drinking water is clean or contaminated? A Jerusalem-based startup just rolled out an innovative drinking water technology that can …

Snorkeling

We might say adieu to allergic reactions soon; here’s why

In the modern age, some people are inclined to say “Allergens, begone!” after popping a medicine. Well, dealing with allergies in a way that has …

Immunotherapy

Study on new malaria prevention and treatment sends high hopes of stamping out disease

Scientists recently discovered a traitorous strategy the malaria parasite employs to thrive in human blood. A team of researchers including Dr. Neta …

Public Health

New pen makes reading easier for kids with dyslexia

Wizcomtech, among the largest producers of pen-shaped handheld reading pens and scanning pens with headquarters in Israel, sealed a $5 million deal …

F. Scott Fitzgerald

STUDY: Eating curry boosts memory, staves off Alzheimer’s symptoms

Love eating curry? A recent study by researchers from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) found that a daily dose of a curry spice may …

Disruptive Israeli tech startup allows people to create instant ice-cream

“Ice-cream is life!” Anyone who has tasted some of the unbelievably luscious frosty concoctions in his/her hometown or across the world can very well …

Movie review: ‘Ferdinand’ entertains young and old, conveys ‘big’ messages

The reactions of movie buffs who attended the recent premiere of 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky’s “Ferdinand” spoke volumes about the film’s success. …

Young Pinay student wins big for creative video entry on Theory of Relativity

While everyone was basking in the festive yuletide season, an 18-year-old Filipina student from Leyte was letting her amazing win at the 2017 …

Say goodbye to smashed phone screens, self-repairing glass discovered

Having a smashed phone screen is one of those undesirable circumstances that may befall today’s gadget-toting individuals. With the creation of the …

STUDY: Here’s why pregnancy is likely contagious among close friends

Predicting and classifying life course trajectories may raise eyebrows, more so when it comes to the influence of a friend in having a child. …

Chocolates potentially lethal to dogs, rise in toxic cases noted at Christmastime

If you have been getting chocolate freebies and gifts lately, or have guests bringing you different chocolatey delights, you need to keep close watch …

Here’s how technology is playing a key part in addressing health issues

If you or a family member are showing the telltale signs of a dreaded illness, it may be time to consult a doctor posthaste. In the meantime, in an …

Evidence linking sugar to heart disease, cancer intentionally buried for years

The sugar industry is no stranger to controversy. For decades, claims linking sucrose in the diet to coronary heart disease (CHD) have been shrugged …

Diabetes

Teens sacrificing sleep tend to have bad mood, altered brain development -study

Have teens who are often cranky? Teenage sleep problems or deficit may be the culprit. A study reconfirmed that teens require eight to 10 hours of …

Los Angeles

Trudeau addresses issue on overstaying Canadian garbage in PH

Not so long ago, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a succinct attempt to briefly explain quantum computing to a crowd in an Ontario …

Canada

Genetically engineered skin saves boy’s life

It may have been a scene straight out of a movie or television drama – one where only a miracle could save a child, yet doctors continue to see what …

Cell Biology

STUDY: Spanking a child has 13 detrimental effects

Parents have different views on disciplining kids. Recently, scholars with extensive research experience and expertise on family sciences and human …

Psychology

REPORT: Kate Middleton, Prince William not expecting twins

Kate Middleton cannot seem to dodge rumors about her pregnancy. Months after stories that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting royal twins went …

Prince William

STUDY: Dolphins susceptible to both diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease

Research conducted by a team of scientists in the UK and the US recently uncovered that Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 diabetes may tend to develop …

Dementia

Pinay quantum physicist to aspiring scientists: ‘Let nothing stop you’

Let us raise a glass to quantum physicist Jacquiline Romero, who recently won the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellow award. She and four …

L'Oréal

China’s ‘Father of Hybrid Rice’ leads creation of bountiful rice supply in years ahead

Rice crop that went through many years of trait selection, crossbreeding, genetic analysis, and eventually full-scale trials of being grown in rice …

Agriculture

Seventh-grader adjudged ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ for 2017

American poet Maya Angelou once said that a child’s talent to endure stems from ignorance of alternatives. Gitanjali Rao, 11, is a clear exception to …

Maya Angelou