Research

Business Consultant McKinsey Estimates China's Economy Could Grow to $5.6 Trillion by 2030

Kat De Guzman   | Jun 24, 2016 04:15 AM EDT

The business consultancy called McKinsey Global Institute said in a statement on Thursday that China's economy could grow to $5.6 trillion via gross domestic product and $5.1 trillion of new income for households by the year 2030. read more

New Report Claims Chinese Prisoners Killed for Their Organs Used in Transplants

Kat De Guzman   | Jun 23, 2016 03:38 AM EDT

A new report has been released claiming that China is killing their prisoners in order to get their organs for organ-transplant operations. read more

Chinese Scientists Make Progress Againt Ebola Virus

Charissa Echavez   | Jan 18, 2016 12:11 PM EST

Chinese scientists have made some progress in discovering a breakthrough against the deadly Ebola virus following the outbreak in West Africa in March 2014. read more

Scientists Say White Skin May be Result of Genetic Mutation

Eva Etha Marie Monares   | Jan 13, 2016 12:52 PM EST

A recent international study headed by Chinese scientists has revealed that the preference of people from China for white-colored (or pale) complexion may originate from a "defective" genotype. read more

Stem-Cell Gene Therapy Shown to Restore Immunity for Youths with Immunodeficiency Disorder

Marie de Vera   | Dec 06, 2015 07:41 AM EST

A new research has revealed that older children and young adults with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID-X1) can undergo gene therapy to improve their condition. read more

Plant-Powered Lamp Lights Up the Amazon

Michael A. Katz   | Nov 23, 2015 08:35 PM EST

In a quest to provide renewable energy to remote populations of the Amazon rainforest, researchers in Peru have developed a “Plant Lamp,” or “Plantalámpara,” that is powered by the energy released by plants. read more

Coca-Cola Funded A Research That Has A Biased Message On Obesity

Vlad Tverdohleb   | Oct 07, 2015 11:26 PM EDT

The largest producer of sugary beverages is thrown into a controversy because the company has been reportedly caught funding a controversial research study. read more

Recent Study Shows, Women Feel Sexier When They Play Violent Video Games

Adelyn Torralba   | Jul 14, 2015 12:01 PM EDT

Video games have been around for decades and the various reasons they were considered negative is because of their most violent nature. read more

Why Scientists Put Wild Primates In Puerto Rico Island Cayo Santiago

Ina Ariola   | Jun 28, 2015 09:23 PM EDT

A large colony of pure-bred rhesus macaque monkeys are being kept in Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico for decades because researchers believe that these monkeys are vital for all kinds of research. read more

China Technology Research: Chinese Invests in U.S. Research and Development For Patent

Adrian Darylle Torralba   | Jun 23, 2015 04:33 AM EDT

In their quest to be the country of innovation, instead of factories, China poured its investments in U.S. research and development, causing a surge of patents in order to have ownership of the research and invention. read more

China Tech: A New Discovery Allows The Human Mind To Control Cockroaches

Adelyn Torralba   | Jun 08, 2015 10:16 AM EDT

In an attempt to rediscover what else the human brain can control, a student in China who came from Shanghai Jiaotong University implanted microelectrodes in a cockroach’s antennae in the hopes of kindling a reaction from the insect that is being controlled by the mind. read more

Mystery Of 'Disappearing Lakes' In Greenland Solved; What Did Scientists Find?

Althea Serad   | Jun 04, 2015 09:53 AM EDT

Over a decade ago, scientists were mystified when lakes sitting atop Greenland’s ice sheet suddenly drained out billions of gallons of water in just hours. Now it appears the mystery is solved. Geoscientists have published a new study in the journal Nature on June 3 explaining the alarming phenomenon, reported Live Science. read more

Poop Contains Gold and Other Precious Metals, says USGS

Andrian Darylle Torralba   | Mar 29, 2015 08:34 PM EDT

Researchers were able to extract the precious metals with the use of industrial mining methods. read more

Academic Research Fails to Report Majority of Clinical Results

Marco Foronda   | Mar 12, 2015 04:55 AM EDT

Study authors reported that private industry actually performed better than academic or publicly funded researchers in posting results. read more

Does Facebook Knows Us Better than Our Own Family?

Andrian Darylle Torralba   | Feb 10, 2015 01:54 AM EST

Given enough data, the algorithm can predict the correct personality traits better than any human. read more

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