"They had a map of the brain, a model of the body, and a pretty good idea of how to build the environment...". An international group is now constructing a fully digital lifeform - a virtual worm! READ THE STORY HERE. You can also participate in the OPENWORM project.
"More than 80% of the human genome's components have now been assigned at least one biochemical function", according to ENCODE (Encyclopedia Of DNA Elements) - a science consortium of 30 institutions. The dizzying collection of data and analyses are all freely available HERE. The official project website is HERE. (Photo Credit: Nature)
The Story of You. Watch this delightful VIDEO explaining the meaning of the ENCODE project.
Research Programs & Faculty Development are highlights of the websiteof the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University of the Philippines System. Foreign-based Filipino scientists are offered opportunities to visit their homeland and contribute.
Pinoy Scientists. Yes, we exist. Get to know us! A tumblr maintained by Reina Reyes for "Filipinos doing all kinds of science in all kinds of places."
Wastefulness & Parsimony in the way Nature solves problems. Watch Ed Padlan's 5-star lecture VIDEO prepared by the Diliman Interactive Learning Center. Ed is a PAASE member, retired biophysicist (NIH, USA), and adjunct professor at the Univ of the Philippines-Diliman.