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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 01:08 AM    Views : 419by:Rodolfo P. de Guzman, S&T Media Service

news teaching kids about the weather 072017

Popular meteorologist and television personality Nathaniel Cruz or Mang Tani of GMA-7 explains the science behind weather forecasting to elementary school children, mostly from poor families and from Boy's Town in Parang, Marikina City. The event, titled "Disaster Summit for School Children (V-VI): A Science Experience", was conducted by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-PAGASA and DOST-National Research Council of the Philippines in cooperation with PHIVOLCS and Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, both of DOST, and the Department of Social Welfare and Development. The activity is part of the annual celebration of the National Science and Technology Week that ran July 11-15, 2017 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City with the general theme, "Science for the People". #ScienceforthePeople #2017nstw #dostPH (Text and Photo by Rodolfo P. de Guzman/S&T Media Service)

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" Besides inventing the banana vinegar, Maria Carlita Rex-Doran also produced an ampalaya (bittermelon) concoction for diabetes mellitus and HIV infection. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) conferred on her the Gold Medal in 1989, four years after another Filipina inventor, Olympia Gonzales, achieved the same award. "

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