Plant science for the people

He dreamed of becoming a doctor and now he is addressed as Dr. Pablito Magdalita. Instead of a medical degree, however, he has a PhD in Plant Breeding and Plant Biotechnology from the University of Queensland, Australia. “I went from wanting to help human health to plant health. It’s ultimately about wanting to help improve lives through science. I loved all my science classes in high school,” Magdalita says.

The house that stories built

by Andre DP. Encarnacion, UP MPRO

The video begins with a plaintive piano track to accompany the visuals. Hand-drawn and labeled with black pencil, the story is told via a series of drawings depicting the day Typhoon Pablo made landfall.