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Diwata-1 images help monitor, sustain Manila Bay rehab

After the massive cleanup and rehabilitation efforts on world-renowned Boracay last year, all eyes are on Manila Bay as the Department of Environment and...

PHL, Asean experts merge timber info to make trade efficient

By Apple Jean C. Martin-de Leon / S&T Media Service Trading of timber in Southeast Asia will soon...

Bicam OKs scientists’ no limit on honoraria, delay in retirement

Filipino scientists in government will no longer have any limitations on the additional amount of honoraria they can receive and will have the option...

Lawyers favor agri-biotech in food and medicines

Filipino lawyers favor the application of agri-biotech in food and medicines, a study conducted by the University of the Philippines Los Baños-College of Development...

Quality sweet potato for restaurant chain

By Julieta R. Roa, Visayas State University / S&T Media Service To maintain the supply of sweet potato for its...

Bernido: PHL needs an ‘army’ of high-school students for marine science...

How far can young Filipino senior high-school student-scientists go? In 2017, two of the scientific papers published in the American Institute...

New tech helps clean Siargao’s wastewater

The Philippines is known for its white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons. It is home to renowned surf spots, one of which is the famous...

$1.5-billion market seen once PHL space agency is created

Story & photo by Stephanie Tumampos A projected captured market of $1.5 billion in the next 10 years is seen...

Unesco celebrates 150 years of chemistry’s periodic table

PARIS—The periodic table of chemical elements is having its 150th birthday, and the UN scientific agency is holding a year of events to celebrate.

D.O.S.T.-S.E.I. welcomes pioneer batch of Asean scholars

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) welcomed 12 graduate scholars from Myanmar and Cambodia, which the Philippines sponsors for various advanced science and...

Toward a sustainable bamboo enterprise

Alternative materials for wood for the handicrafts, furniture and construction industries are very much in demand. One of such materials is bamboo. 

Shutdown is tough for groups helping endangered whales

PORTLAND, Maine—Rescuers who respond to distressed whales and other marine animals say the federal government shutdown is making it more difficult to do their...

Disasters influence thinking on climate change

WASHINGTON—When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll.

India’s millennials turning to algorithms for love

Pawan Gupta wasn’t having any luck finding a match. The 31-year-old MBA graduate wanted to get married and scoured dating apps and Indian matrimonial...

Gene scientist fired by college as China says he broke the...

The Chinese scientist who altered the genes of twin baby girls as embryos was fired by his university after a government probe found...

Interactive science centers play key role in promoting S&T to the youth

A product of the public-school system, Filemon Berba Jr., chairman of the Philippine Foundation for Science and Technology (PFST), is aware that students in...

S&T innovations in rice to maximize productivity, farmers’ income

Farmers in Victoria, Tarlac, recently had the chance to witness innovations in rice production which they can adopt during a science and technology model...

Designer kids can lead to growth of homogenous individuals

NEW DELHI—A Chinese researcher has claimed that he helped make world’s first genetically edited babies but the development may come at a heavy cost....

Garbage, feces take toll on national parks amid shutdown

WASHINGTON—Human feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior in fragile areas were beginning to overwhelm some of the West’s iconic national parks,...

DENR highlights efforts to protect coastal and marine ecosystems

The Philippines has achieved significant milestones in protecting its coastal and marine ecosystems, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)...
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