Strengthening support for biotechnology in PHL

In its September 15 issue, the BusinessMirror cited diocesan priest Fr. Emmanuel Alparce, a member of the Department of Agriculture Biotech Program Technical Committee...

There’s a climate bomb under your feet

Long before most people ever heard of climate change, scientists divided a patch of Harvard University-owned forest in Central Massachusetts into 18 identical 6-meter...

South Luzon LGU execs eye climate-resilient agriculture

AGRICULTURAL productivity will soon be measured by how local government unit (LGU) executives in 17 regions in Southern Luzon understand how climate change affects...

Winning Northern Mindanao inventions excite crowds at S&T contest

Cheers and applause filled the Limketkai Atrium as the winners of the Department of Science and Technology’s Regional Invention Contest and Exhibit (Dost-RICE) were...

Launch of Sputnik 60 yrs ago opened space era

MOSCOW—The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened the space era and became a major triumph for the Soviet Union, showcasing its military might...

US-NIH taps De La Salle as clinical trial site for a...

A United States health institute has chosen the leading Philippine health institute to be a clinical-trial site in a global study on tuberculosis. The US’s...

Nobel Prize honors technique for seeing molecules’ details

STOCKHOLM—Three researchers based in the United States, the United Kingdom and Switzerland won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way...

Banbros, UBtech bring robotics learning for schools, homes to PHL

Story & photo by Stephanie Tumampos In a three-minute dance, the crowd at the World of Consumer Electronics Expo at the World Trade Center last weekend...

PHL team wins Japanese excellence award for developing agri supplement

A research team from the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) recently bagged the 2017 Excellent Research Team of the Year...

ARMM recognizes champions in S&T

DAVAO CITY—The Department of Science and Technology of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOST-ARMM) has recognized the valuable contributions of several individuals and...

Entreps attend DOST’s oneSTore e-commerce platform orientation

Various private firms and local entrepreneurs attended an orientation on oneSTore, the first government e-commerce platform developed to promote and market local goods produced...

Cool August restrains melt of Arctic sea ice

WASHINGTON—Arctic sea ice this summer dropped to its eighth lowest level on record, new federal data show. That’s far below average, but considerably above...

Genes color a butterfly’s wings; scientists want to do it now

Only nature can paint the gorgeous colors and patterns on a butterfly’s wings. But scientists said last Monday that they have mastered the first...

DOST-PCAARRD exec recognized

Dr. Danilo C. Cardenas (right), deputy executive director for administration, resource sanagement and support services of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural...

Western Visayas Best Setup adopters receive awards

ILOILO CITY—The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently recognized the best provincial and regional adopters of the Small Enterprises Technology Upgrading Program (Setup)...

Bohol firm hits big time with DOST-FPRDI dryer

Ever since his firm started using the Department of Science and Technology’s Forest Products Research and Development Institute’s (DOST-FPRDI’s) furnace-type lumber dryer (FTLD), Cirilo...

S&T turns ordinary ‘bayong’ into export-quality bag

From their humble beginnings as makers of durable bayong or basket that is traditionally used to the market, Davao Oriental’s bag weavers are now...

A Brown, Russia’s Rusatom sign deal to build agri irradiation centers

CAGAYAN DE ORO—Commercial irradiation centers that would treat agricultural products with low dosage of ionizing radiation to eliminate bacteria and germs to prevent the...

PHL, Thailand to collaborate in 8 S&T areas

The science agencies of Philippines and Thailand are set to work together in eight areas in science, technology and innovation. The Department of Science...

Nominations open for U.P. Science Journalism Awards

Nominations for the first University of the Philippines (UP) Science Journalism Awards is now open. At stake are cash prizes and trophies designed by...