DNA laboratory set for researches, trainings

The Philippine Science High School-Eastern Visayas Campus (PSHS-EVC) has received the chance of a lifetime to produce scientific researches, courtesy of the Breakthrough Junior...

Radiated carrageenan as plant-growth promoter shows promising results

Three years after its implementation, the research and development (R&D) program on radiation-modified carrageenan (RMC) as plant-growth promoter (PGP) produced beneficial effects as shown...

DOST showcases breakthrough technologies and programs at National Biotechnology Week

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) joins the 13th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) celebration starting this Monday. The NBW kicks off on November 20 at...

Transforming PHL into a global supplier of prefab housing materials

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), in partnership with Revolutionary Precrafted, has a lofty objective: to revolutionize the housing industry and transform the...

Science and film merge anew in fest

Science and film merge again in this year’s Science Film Festival and with it comes 29 films that capture science concepts in the most...

Nipa sap is source of healthy and natural sweetener

Cool and zesty energy drink, sweet yet sour wine, brown penuche, or drizzled as golden granules over hot and steamy suman (sticky rice delicacy...

Simple, accurate coffee moisture meter

Now there is a simple, inexpensive yet accurate coffee moisture meter for green coffee beans and coffee parchment. Thanks to the project funded by...

SMEs assisted on export of fish, fishery products

Being a recognized key player in the export market, the Philippines has high export potentials for fish and fishery products. The potential stems from...

Globalization challenges Asean achievements in packaging

‘Although the Association of Southeast Asian Nations member-countries have achieved improvements in the design and fabrication of packaging and processing equipment, printing machine...

Ex-PHL science scholar wins 2017 L’Oreal-Unesco award

Dr. Jacquiline Romero, a former science scholar and University of the Philippines (UP) alumna, bagged the prestigious L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science fellowship...

Waaah: Crying babies push same ‘buttons’ in mothers’ brains

NEW YORK—Crying babies push the same “buttons” in their mothers’ brains no matter what their culture, a new study suggests. The research found that mothers...

Asean shares best practices on food-innovation centers

The Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) hosted the seminar-workshop “Sharing of Best Practices on Establishment and Operation of Food Innovation...

Technology helps Pangasinan firm in bamboo-charcoal making

In a bid to boost their town’s economy, a company based in Bayambang, Pangasinan, is set to go into large-scale charcoal making using bamboo. CS...

[email protected]: Recognizing champions, partners 

Story & photos by Stephanie Tumampos Almost everybody was misty-eyed after watching the video of the hardships he had early in life. The sixth among...

Southeast Asian media action needed to communicate climate change

THE gloom-and-doom scenario of climate change continues to persist even with the availability of unshared scientific innovations by end users, especially farmers, in mitigating...

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...