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Farmers sign support for biotechnology

Story & Photo by Ginny N. Enriquez / Special to the BusinessMirror Farmer-leaders from Mindanao have signified their support for the application of modern biotechnology tools in...

Forum reasserts smallholders as central in agriculture, development work in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) gathered some 50 leaders and experts to consult on “Reshaping Agriculture...

Diwata-2 microsatellite nears completion, handover to Jaxa Filipino engineers in Japan’s Tohoku,...

In case some still doubt that the Philippines has already sent its first eye in the sky into space, maybe a second microsatellite would...

How a banana tissue culture is now helping the industry Best...

Story & photo by Stephanie Tumampos Dr. Remedios Flamiano’s now multi-million banana tissue culture business, an application of plant biotechnology, was initially a failure, out...

Mangrove crab hatchery facility to provide reliable seed stock in Northern Luzon

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) awarded a P4.5-million facilities...

PSHS teener invents air-con with air as medium Switzerland-based inventors’ group...

IMAGINE an air-conditioner that harnesses the air that people breathe every day as cooling medium, and is environment-friendly because it does not use freon, or...

PHL student teams win medals in Math Olympiads in Romania, Singapore...

THE Philippine Team collected 126 medals in the fourth Singapore International Mathematics Olympiad held in Singapore on July 7 and 8. The Simoc is...

PHL student teams win medals in Math Olympiads in Romania, Singapore...

THE Philippines wins its historic third gold medal in the prestigious 58th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). The Philippines won a gold, a silver and two...

Science scholarships giving hope to Filipino youth

Good news to students who aspire to become scholars of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The DOST, through its Science Education Institute...

This Nasa scientist proves building ‘Cassini’ spacecraft and having her babies...

Story & photo by Edd K. Usman / Special to the BusinessMirror If there are still women who have doubts about combining motherhood and career, they...

Duterte links health challenges to climate change; calls to honor Paris...

DAVAO CITY—A historic meeting between the Philippines and Pacific island nations opened in this city on Friday to tackle urgent health problems in the...

For noncommercialization of Bt eggplant, Filipino farmers losing P33.85 billion

Filipino farmers are losing as much as P33.85 billion annually due to noncommercialization of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) eggplant as the genetically modified (GM) crop...

This Nasa scientist proves building ‘Cassini’ spacecraft and having her babies...

Story & photo by Edd K. Usman / Special to the BusinessMirror If there are still women who have doubts about combining motherhood and career, they...

Visiting researchers to government: Enlist more long-term Balik Scientists

Story & photo by Edd K. Usman DAVAO CITY—Filipino scientists working abroad have been giving back to their homeland and fellow citizens through their time,...

N.S.T.W.: Celebration of science, tech, innovation from July 17 to 21

Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the World Trade Center, Pasay City, starting on July 17 for the 2018 National Science and Technology...

S.E.A.R.C.A. director’s term winds down, search for successor on

The director of Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research Agriculture (Searca) is stepping down after four decades of service to the...

‘Philippines has to address leaking pipe in women’s participation in research’

The Philippines must address the  big  gap in the “leaking pipe” to ensure more women get involved in studying and pursuing a career in...

3 GREAT scholars complete study program

After 18 months of implementation, the Graduate Research and Education Assistantship for Technology (GREAT) Program has produced its first three graduates. The graduates are Renerio...

DOST secretary receives Doctor of Laws honorary degree from UP Mindanao

Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña was recently conferred with Doctor of Laws honoris causa during the 21st Commencement Exercises of the University...

Scientists create hybrids in race to save rhino sub-species

BERLIN—Scientists say they‘re several steps closer to perfecting a method that could prevent the extinction of northern white rhinos, of which only two animals...