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Color Sorter Technology Increases Rice Productivity For Rice Traders

December 02, 2013
by: Jesse M. Pine - S&T Media Service, PSTC-Oriental Mindoro

The  color sorter technology for rice has really paved the way for increased productivity of our current facility," said Leonard M. Garcia who started his rice mill business with his wife on January 20, 2005. "Before the intervention of the Department of Science and Technology, we were able to produ more

Plywood Testing To Ensure Quality Standard

June 26, 2012
by: Apple Joy C. Martin - S&T Media Service, FPRDI

Plywood, a structural material consisting of layers of veneers glued tightly together, is one of the most widely used wood products in the world. Introduced in the Philippines in the 1950s, it is a construction material most of us grew up with. But did you know that before it can be distributed in t more

DOST's Immersion Freezer To Help Food Industry

April 11, 2012
by: George Robert Valencia III -S&T Media Service, STII

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) developed the DOST immersion freezer to meet greater demands in food preservation by the food industry. As the name suggests, the immersion freezer has its contents (usually food products) submerged in cold liquid that serves as freezing agent. Speci more

Fossilized Leaves As Valentine Gift

February 21, 2012
by: Allan Ace Aclan

Filipinos are quite adventurous in their choices of gifts, so why don’t we try an innovative and not so expensive gift of fossilized leaves? A leaf is comprised of a breathtaking complex of very, very fine veins. Their intricate patterns can rival those of expensive laces. Leaf skeletons are c more

Yet Another Use Of Bamboo

December 28, 2011
by: George Robert Valencia III

Ever seen a bamboo veneer? Or do you even know what a veneer is? Do not fret. Me neither. That is, I had no idea till I googledť the word. So let me save you the trouble of opening a different tab by showing you pictures: This is a Cherry veneer. This, a White Oak veneer. And lastly, a Bambo more
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