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DOST's Latest Innovations For Textiles To Be Featured At The S&T Week

June 20, 2017
by: Loraine Mancio Cueva, DOST-PTRI and Allan Mauro V. Marfal, DOST-STII

Some of the country's finest and most fabulous researches on textile industry will be put in display in the upcoming 2017 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on July 11 to 15 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. During the five-day NSTW, Department of Science and Technology-Philippine T ...read more

A DOST Scholar Is A Cum Laude

June 19, 2017
by: DOST-Region 1

"Whatever your mind sets to do, believe in yourself that you can do it, claim it, and make it happen." This adage made Mariane B. Lucenesio, a Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOST1) scholar, to conquer the stage when she was honored as Cum Laude of her class, Bachelor of Second ...read more

The Big One

June 18, 2017
by: Rodolfo P. de Guzman/S&T Media Service

Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change explains to delegates of the 17th Conference of the Science Council of Asia the possible occurrence of the so-called Big One. He also described the West Valley Fault System traversing Metro Ma ...read more

DOST's Fault Finder

June 18, 2017
by: Rodolfo P. de Guzman, S&T Media Service

Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr., DOST undersecretary for disaster risk reduction and climate announced the latest app developed by the DOST-Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology which can determine the location of active faults. The app is part of DOST's disaster mitigation program in prepara ...read more

Low Chance For Mid-2017 El Niño Onslaught: PAGASA

June 17, 2017
by: CJT/PNA

MANILA, June 17 -- There's still no possibility for the drought-driving El Niño phenomenon to recur soon, the state weather bureau, PAGASA, has said. Some international climate models say El Niño may instead strike towards the end of the year, noted Analiza Solis, officer-in-charge of PAGASA's Clim ...read more

DOST, DLSU Test Contactless Apprehension For Traffic Violators

June 15, 2017
by: newsbytes.ph

The De La Salle University (DLSU), together with the Department of Science and Technology, has put on trial a new technology-based traffic solution aimed at clamping down on errant motorists. DLSU and PCIERRD officials are shown during the launch The project, dubbed "Contactless Apprehension o ...read more

Coffee Industry To Get A Boost From R&D Program And Launch Of PH Coffee Quality Center

June 15, 2017
by: Felicidad E. Bautista, Ma. Nova R. Nguyen, and Leilani D. Pelegrina, DOST-PCAARRD S&T Media Service

DOST-PCAARRD Acting Executive Director Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora (4th from left), assisted by Dr. Jocelyn E. Eusebio (5th from left) and Ms. Leilani D. Pelegrina (6th from left), and Program Leader Dr. Alejandro C. Mojica, Sr. (3rd from left) assisted by Dr. Julio Alava (2nd from left) a ...read more

Freedom To Operate Necessary For Favorable Fairness Opinion – DOST-TAPI

June 13, 2017
by: Jund Rian A. Doringo

Muntinlupa City, Philippines – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) conducted a training on Freedom to Operate (FTO) on 04-05 May 2017 at the B Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City in collaboration with the Association of PAQE Prof ...read more

DOST Provides Therapeutic Handlooms To Special Education Students

June 13, 2017
by: Edgilyn R. Alcasid, DOST-NCR

In an effort to provide more opportunities and empower persons with disabilities, the Department of Science and Technology-National Capital Region (DOST-NCR) and DOST-Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) partnered to empower differently abled pupils in a school for children with special ...read more

Experts Seek Mutual Approach Towards 'blue Economy'

June 13, 2017
by: Rodolfo P. de Guzman and Karl Raven A. Ramon, S&T Media Service

The Department of Science and Technology-National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST) expressed support to the so-called "blue economy" by focusing on more research and development activities geared at harnessing the vast resources offered by the seas and oceans from fisheries to mineral d ...read more

DOST Scales Up Technology For Better Quality Bamboo Charcoal

June 13, 2017
by: Apple Jean Martin-de Leon, S&T Media Service

Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) has redesigned its bamboo charcoaling kiln to make high quality charcoal at a higher yield. According to Engr. Belen B. Bisana, chief of the institute's Bio-Energy and Equipment Development Section, ...read more

PHL Works On Climate Adaptation Plan

June 13, 2017
by: Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, June 13 -- Foreign and local experts are in Metro Manila to share experiences, best practices and ideas that'll help the Philippines develop its national adaptation plan (NAP) for better enabling the country cope with climate change. The Philippines aims finishing its NAP within 2017 so gov ...read more

NASA's Pinoy Scientist To Deliver Climate Change Lecture In PH Confab

June 13, 2017
by: Edd K. Usman

Dr. Josefino "Joey" C. Comiso, a Filipino emeritus scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the US, is coming to Manila to deliver a lecturer on climate change. Dr. Joey C. Comiso, a Filipino emeritus scientist at NASA. Photo credit: NASA Comiso, who has been a ...read more

P500 To Success: How Four Sisters Grew Their House Of Goodies From Scratch

June 05, 2017
by: S&T Media Service

Great things can start from humble beginnings, they say. In the case of four sisters from Brgy.Parang-Parang, Orani, Bataan, it all started with polvoron. With just P500 as an initial capital, sisters Pamela, Claire, Charina, and Sonia Santos couldn't have imagined that the company they buil ...read more

DOST Urges Gov't Collaboration To Save Laguna Lake

June 05, 2017
by: Geraldine Bulaon-Ducusin, S&T Media Service

The Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) recommended possible courses of action that government agencies can collaborate on to help improve the conditions of Laguna lake. The recommendations were borne out of consultations with various environ ...read more

Longline Culture Method Benefits Mussel Production

May 28, 2017
by: The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - A mussel farmer from Tarangnan, Samar has realized the benefits of using longline method in mussel production. From producing 150 sacks, Mariano Cano Sr. can now produce 220 sacks of mussels using the longline technology. Cano is one of the collaborators selected to test muss ...read more

DOST-NCR Partners With Inventrepreneurs, Launches New OneSTore Hub

May 26, 2017
by: Edgilyn R. Alcasid

Recognizing the ingenuity and innovativeness of Filipino inventors, the Department of Science and Technology-National Capital Region (DOST-NCR) and the Filipino Inventors Society Producer Cooperative (FISPC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement on May 14, 2017, coinciding with the launching of the DOS ...read more

NAST Shows Roadmap For S&T Innovation Ecosystem In Mindanao

May 25, 2017
by: Chin Rus S. Echevarre

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 25 (PIA) -- A roadmap that will pave way for science and technology innovation (S&T) initiatives to address pressing concerns in the whole Mindanao is now on the works as the Department of Science and Technology Region 10 conducts a symposium-workshop, the first of ...read more

PAGASA: Southwest Monsoon Underway, But Not Yet Rainy Season

May 25, 2017
by: Rappler.com

The rainy season would likely begin between May 28 and June 8, says state weather bureau PAGASA Satellite image as of May 24, 11:30 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA MANILA, Philippines – State weather bureau PAGASA announced ...read more

DOST To Stage "science For The People" On S&T Week

May 24, 2017
by: Allan Mauro V. Marfal - S&T Media Service, DOST-STII

Get ready for an amazing science and technology (S&T) experience as the Department of Science and Technology showcases the country's best in S&T research and services, interactive exhibits, and technology-aided entrepreneurship this coming National Science and Technology Week (NSTW). To be h ...read more
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