By Assunta Ng Leroy Hood, a global award-winning biologist, and Xiao Dong Feng, a prominent Chinese artist, have forged a win-win solution, despite language barriers.
Police in San Jose, Calif., have arrested 18-year-old twin brothers in the stabbing death of a San Jose State University student. Anh and Duc Tong, of San Jose, are suspected of killing 22-year-old Richard Pham on the morning of Jan. 26. According to a press release from the San Jose Police Department, Pham was at […]
By Assunta Ng What sets Yale Wong, co-founder and CEO of General Biodiesel, Inc., apart from his competitors? Biodiesel is an alternative energy source made of recycled cooking oil. When Wong started his company in 2006, it was the ninth biodiesel company in Washington state. Today, his competitors are ancient history. Only one remains, and […]
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly A genetic mutation that prevents inflammation present in some Southeast Asians may hold the key to treating a deadly disease, but more research is needed according to researchers at the University of Washington.
By Assunta Ng McDermott and McDermott Why did Congressman Jim McDermott, 76, of the 7th District, and King County Councilmember Joe McDermott,
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Jon Tam kept a scratchpad by his bed, where he jotted down observations of the world’s respected
By Margie Mason The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Every day, as the guards marched Thanh Dac Nguyen into the jungle for another shift of backbreaking labor, he tossed a pebble on the lump of red earth, where his closest friend was buried. It was the only way he knew to mark the site, […]
By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Boy or girl? A simple blood test in mothers-to-be can answer that question with surprising accuracy at about seven weeks, a research analysis has found. Though not widely offered by U.S. doctors, gender-detecting blood tests have been sold online to consumers for the past few years. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Ajay Banga leads a company that is synonymous with plastic, yet he encourages his staff to focus on cash.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York juries should consider the greater inaccuracy of identifications made by crime witnesses when the suspect is a different race