August 04, 2015 06:51:10
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A Korean American student concocted a bomb scare at Harvard in an effort to get out of an exam.
China’s most famous film director becomes the tragic hero in a national morality play about the one-child policy.
A Chinese Australian is the first person to make a living impersonating the young N. Korean leader.
Jeremy Lin scored 31 points off the bench Monday night to lead the Rockets in a tight double-overtime battle against the Toronto Raptors.
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Jeremy Lin showed his knack for sparking late rallies that win close games Saturday night with a 20-point performance.
Jeremy Lin showed he remains the go-to point guard regardless of who plays in the first minutes of a game.
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Rookie 2nd-baseman Kolten Wong co-starred with Koji Uehara in the first pickoff play ever to end a World Series game.
Few pitchers have known the highs and lows of the playoff season as well as Koji Uehara.
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The Korean lefty kept the Cardinals from getting past second base in Game 3.
Jeremy Lin scored 14 points in 23 minutes during the Rockets’ Manila exhibition game against the Pacers.
The Reds leadoff batter is one of only seven players in history to notch 100 runs, 20 homers, 20 steals, 100 walks and 300 on-bases in one season.
The Dodgers’s Korean rookie pitcher is now in contention for Rookie of the Year honors.
A self-taught Japanese dancer won America’s Got Talent with anatomically improbable moves.
Nina Davuluri faced two other Asian American women in the final five before being crowned Miss America.
A beauty guru surprises millions of fans by revealing her abject struggles before her YouTube success.
A Korean knuckleballer worth nearly a billion dollars has earned a start with the Rockland Boulders.
A Chinese American billionaire tech investor and celebrity blogger was arrested Friday on charges of visiting a prostitute.
Jeremy Lin was suffering much more during his first season with the Rockets than most of his fans could have guessed.
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IEX founder Brad Katsuyama appears on track to being immortalized in a Hollywood movie.
The man who saved Sybase is leading the bid to restore Blackberry to its former glory.
Battery materials developed by an MIT student will help bring electric cars to the masses.
A Stanford professor hopes to commercialize a technology that doubles the effective bandwidth of wireless networks.
A USC researcher has isolated the mechanism that many molecular biologists consider the holy grail of stem-cell research.
Lee hopes to turn Microsoft from latecomer to major player in the mobile computing universe.
A UCLA professor has genetically engineered bacteria that can make biofuels competitive with petroleum fuels.
A Stanford researcher devises a novel way to use DNA as a tool for making ultra-efficient computer chips.
A Washington University professor has identified the brain region in which the Sirt1 protein can trigger a delay in the onset of aging.
A UC Berkeley researcher has found that disabling an enzyme can starve cancer cells of needed nourishment.
Se-Jin Lee made the discovery that inspired a class of drugs likely to be abused for massive muscle growth.
Modha leads IBM’s push to develop a computing architecture that mimics the efficiency of the human brain.
Jeannie Lee’s RaNA Therapeutics hopes to harness a patient’s own protective genes to fight off terminal diseases.
An MIT neuroscience professor has devised a way to create false memories in mice to show that recollections are malleable.
Luo takes a bit step toward a diabetes cure by getting mice to accept rat islet cells without immune-suppression drugs
A Maryland professor used wood and salt to create a potentially cost-efficient battery for storing large amounts of energy.
Kai-fu Lee has played a key role in Beijing’s transformation from a tech backwater to the most likely challenger to Silicon Valley.
A Yokohama stem-cell biologist combined iPS cells with umbilical cord cells to create functioning liver tissue.
A UNC professor’s seawater extraction technology may lead to the shuttering of today’s uranium mines.
Mice have far more sophisticated powers of visual discrimination than previously thought, suggests a study by a Keio University professor.
Jim Yu turned his early experience optimizing websites for better search engine placement into a company headed toward a billion-dollar IPO.
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