PHL to harness wave energy for hybrid trimaran vessels

Energy from ocean waves? Yes, the Philippines will harness energy from ocean to provide energy for hybrid trimaran cargo vessels. At the same time, the...

Study of forest vines in Bicol for handicraft materials set

Handicraft artisans will soon have new sources of raw materials with the research on forest vines in Bicol that kicks off this year. The Department...

Searca draws in Taiwan for agriculture, rural development in Southeast Asia

Taiwan officials explored with visiting high-level delegates from a Philippine-based Southeast Asian research center possible collaborations in research, graduate education and institutional development and...

PHL innovation week kicks off

Innovation is the lifeblood of today’s rapidly changing and globalizing environment. Ideas, both old and new, are being applied at unprecedented rates toward better...

Scholarships granted to Marawi students and S&T professionals

More than 200 students and science and technology (S&T) professionals displaced during the five-month Marawi siege last year will now see a brighter future...

Can science beat jet lag? Airlines seek help for 19-hour flights

A wave of ultra-long flights that will get you halfway around the world in one hop is pushing airlines to deal with the one...

Aklan State U highlights R&D on renewable energy

BANGA, Aklan—The Aklan State University (ASU), considered for its excellence in agriculture programs in Western Visayas, is focusing on research and development (R&D) in...

10 small steps to a healthier heart

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the No. 1 causes of deaths in the world accounting to 17.7 million people dying of the disorder of the...

Lunar phenomena wow Filipinos

"It’s a scary moon, it reminds me of monsters,” said 8-year-old Enzo Estrada, who was with his parents and three younger siblings at the...

Hot press cuts production time of engineered-bamboo products

A hot press machine has been developed to make life a little easier for producers of engineered bamboo. It helps cut the production time...

Through Newton Agham annual grants: UK, PHL partner for development

The 2018 batch of Newton Agham 31 grantees, who qualified for scholarships, researches, trainings and institutional links to the United Kingdom were recognized in...

New, familiar faces are 20th PHL math champions

It was a big night for Filipino mathematics geniuses as the 20th Philippine Mathematical Olympiad (PMO) held its final round of competition and awarding...

‘Government needs to be proactive on A.I.’

With artificial intelligence (AI) going to be pervasive in society in the near future, a technology executive and practitioner urged the government to adopt...

No more ‘Filipino time’; it should be on time

As the hands of the clock turn to a new day in the new year, Filipinos are reminded of how important it is to...

Los Baños launches science-tourism project

A niche tourism brand for students budding scientists, or even armchair Einsteins is currently in the works in Los Baños. The Los Baños Science Community...

What the marijuana-genome map means for pot’s future

The fledgling cannabis industry is full of wide-eyed claims about what pot can do. Outperform your favorite energy drink? Maybe. Cure cancer? Worth a...

Safe products key to growth of Bulacan pyro industry

Story & photo by Catherine Joy L. Maglalang | Correspondent CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan—Unsafe and substandard firecrackers and pyrotechnics products manufactured illegally in Bulacan province...

PHL Science dept bares 5 major achievements in 2017

Research and technology assistance are the major highlights of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for 2017.  Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la...

Why the big chill in a warmer world?

WASHINGTON—Anchorage, Alaska, was warmer on Tuesday than Jacksonville, Florida. The weather in the United States is that upside down. That’s because the Arctic’s deeply frigid...

DOST’s hybrid train tests GenSan road

GENERAL SANTOS CITY—The road train manufactured by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is taking its third, and probably the last, road test...