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DOST GIVES ORPHANS A SCIENCE DAY OUT

August 17, 2017
by: Geraldine Bulaon-Ducusin, S&T Media Service

It's a day out for these kids and what a spree indeed it was-- they learned more about the weather, earthquakes, and science and technology (S&T). The kids are residents of Boys Town, an institution where "homeless, abandoned, forgotten, and voluntarily surrendered children, teenagers, and senio ...read more

NRCP SCIENTIST PUSHES FOR DNA'S EVIDENTIARY VALUE

August 16, 2017
by: DOST-NRCP

Dr. Maria Corazon De Ungria Ten years after Rule on DNA Evidence was promulgated by the Philippine Supreme Court which now serves as a guide for the judiciary at the local and national levels, Dr. Maria Corazon De Ungria still sees a lot of potential on how genomic science can help the Philippine s ...read more

DOST-ASTI Organizes Software Defined Radio And 5G Research Talk

August 16, 2017
by: Danielle Dolom | DOST-ASTI

  The Department of Science and Technology's Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) organizes a talk about Software Defined Radio and 5G Research last August 1, 2017 at the University of the Philippines-Diliman Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (UP-EEEI) MERALCO I ...read more

Piñol Places Entire PHL Under Bird-flu Monitoring

August 14, 2017
by: Jasper Emmanuel Y. Arcalas & Elijah Felice E. Rosales

In Photo: A man sells live chicken on a street in San Antonio, Nueva Ecija, for P90 each, amid reports that an outbreak of bird flu has hit the nearby province of Pampanga, causing prices of chicken to drop in some areas, including Balintawak Market, where vendors are selling at P120 per kilo from ...read more

DOST's STARBOOKS Could Help Raise Leaders, Bagac Mayor Says

August 13, 2017
by: Allan Mauro V. Marfal, DOST-STII

"STARBOOKS can nurture young people in Bagac to become future leaders and innovators," Mayor Louise Gabriel del Rosario of Bagac, Bataan said in recent installation of the science and technology (S&T) library in his town. "As such, it would help them someday to create many jobs and livelihood op ...read more

DOST's New Scholarship Courses

August 12, 2017
by: Mike Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY — The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) over the weekend announced new scholarship courses for the academic year 2018-2019. Butuan City Map (Credits: Google Map | Manila Bulletin) In its announcement, the DOST-SEI has added to its Science and ...read more

Gov't Adds More S&T Courses Available For Scholarships

August 11, 2017
by: Newsbytes

The Philippine government has added more science and technology courses available for undergraduate and junior level science scholarships. The new courses below are available for scholarships for academic year 2018-2019: • Aeronautical Engineering,• Aerospace Engineering,• Agribusiness Managemen ...read more

Digital Kiosk To Help Cebu Farmers Enhance Productivity, Hike Incomes

August 11, 2017
by: Newsbytes

The government has installed a self-contained digital information kiosk in a cooperative in Cebu, allowing farmer-members gain more data about their livelihoods to enhance productivity and hike incomes. A staffer from the Department of Science and Technology turns over the digital kiosk to a farm ...read more

YOUNG INNOVATORS PROGRAM OFFICIALLY TAKES OFF

August 10, 2017
by: DOST-PCIEERD

09 AUGUST 2017 – The first batch of the Young Innovators Program (YIP) has officially sealed the deal with the Innovation Council, DOST-PCIEERD, after signing the memorandum of agreement today. Five teams and two individuals were recognized as YIP grantees during the 7th anniversary of PCIEE ...read more

DOST Launches Food Innovation Center

August 10, 2017
by: Aimee B. Sienes, LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte

Micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in the province of Agusan del Norte now have the chance to avail of the use of the facilities and equipment of the newly-launched and inaugurated Food Innovation Center (FIC) of the Department of Science and Technology in partnership with the Caraga Stat ...read more

AIM, Banatao, DOST Launch PH's Most Ambitious Incubator To Support "Deep-Tech" Startups

August 10, 2017
by: Roel Landingin

IMAGE Roel Landingin The Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and IT pioneer Diosdado "Dado" Banatao, chairman of the PhilDev Foundation, have launched an incubation program that aims to support early-stage startups "with deep technology, science, or en ...read more

DOST's Research Centers To Boost R&D, Business In The Regions

August 10, 2017
by: Rodolfo de Guzman, S&T Media Service

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is strengthening further its research and development (R&D) programs to encourage more young innovators, particularly in the provinces, to come up with new products and services. "The DOST, in line with the Duterte Administration's thrust of regional ...read more

DOST PUSHES FOR MORE RESOURCES FOR S&T INNOVATION

August 10, 2017
by: Rodolfo P. de Guzman, S&T Media Service

DOST PUSHES FOR MORE RESOURCES FOR S&T INNOVATION | Innovation is at the heart of the many development programs of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) from agriculture to industry to health. DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña said that the DOST is now putting more resources in ...read more

GELIA T. CASTILLO: DISTINGUISHED RURAL SOCIOLOGIST, 89

August 10, 2017
by: S&T Media Service, NAST

Dr. Gelia T. Castillo, the country's distinguished rural sociologist, joined our creator on August 5, 2017 Dr. Castillo is recognized for her outstanding contributions to agricultural social science resulting in a body of knowledge about Philippine rural society which has enabled the Filipino t ...read more

PCAARRD's Deputy For R&D Keynotes FIESTA On Jackfruit

August 09, 2017
by: DOST-PCAARRD

  Dr. Edwin C. Villar, Deputy Executive Director for Research and Development of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD), delivered the keynote message during the opening of th ...read more

Salmonella Summons PHL Farm Sector's Strength

August 09, 2017
by: Jasper Y. Arcalas

IT is shorter than the width of a strand of spider-web silk. But it is now challenging the stability of an industry and of Philippine authority. Experts call it Salmonella. It arrived in May. So the Department of Agriculture (DA) believes, as some in-bound shipments of mechanically deboned meat o ...read more

DOST-IX Launches Disaster-Watch Websites

August 08, 2017
by: Bon Rafael A. Padayhag

The Department of Science and Technology IX (DOST-IX) had recently launched two (2) websites to aid in the mitigation and reduction of risk during disasters. Developed by DOST-IV A (CALABARZON), the HaNDA or Hazard Notification, Dissemination and Awareness website is an ICT-enabled Disaster Risk Re ...read more

PLANTING A GREEN FUTURE: PTRI PARTICIPATES IN ANNUAL CLEAN AND GREEN PROGRAM

August 07, 2017
by: DOST-PTRI

TAGUIG CITY – The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) participated in the annual Clean and Green planting program, with assistance from the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) and the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Taguig. PTRI Director Celia B. Elumba, toget ...read more

Brown-rice Quality, Shelf Life Improved With New Technology

August 07, 2017
by: S&T Media Service

In Photo: Dr. Dominic S. Guevarra, senior science research specialist of Metals Industry Research and Development Center of the Department of Science and Technology, discusses the superheated-steam treatment system for brown rice. The consumption of brown rice is becoming popular these days becau ...read more

Tuguegarao Elementary Student Bags 4 Medals From China Math Contest

August 04, 2017
by: Newsbytes

A grade school student from Tuguegarao, Cagayan brought home three gold medals and one silver from the China Primary Math Olympiad held last July 26 to 27 in Zhejiang, China. Miguel Isidro Cayetano (3rd from right) is seen with the PH contingent. Photo credit: Cagayan Now Facebook page Miguel Is ...read more
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