FAQs on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019)
Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020
In view of the need to keep the public abreast with accurate and relevant information, the Department of Health wishes to provide the public with right information about the COVID-2019:1. What are coronaviruses? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses causing a range of illnesses, from the common cold to more serious infections such as those caused by Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-related Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-related Coronavirus (SARS-CoV). Coronavirus can also cause a variety of diseases in farm animals and domesticated pets.2. What are the symptoms and possible complications of a coronavirus infection? Common signs of coronavirus infection include flu-like and respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficult...   read full story

MANGROVE MICROORGANISMS TAPPED AS NEW SOURCE OF ANTIBIOTICS
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Mr. Carlo Chris Apurillo presenting the results of their study during the NRCP Regional Basic Research Caravan in Tacloban City. Some 22 fungi species living in mangroves have been isolated and identified by experts to produce compounds that can be used for drug creation. These fungi are called endophytes which are microbes that reside inside host plants. “There is an urgent need to develop new and effective agents to treat infectious diseases particularly drug-resistant bacterial infections which is now a growing threat to human health,” said Mr. Carlo Chris Apurillo who reported on behalf of their research’s team leader Thomas Edison dela Cruz during NRCP Regional Basic Research Caravan last January 15, 2020 at Leyte Normal University in Tacloban City. Mr. Apurillo added that t...   read full story

Sistema para sa pagpaparami ng ‘quality planting materials’ ng citrus, nagawa ng NVSU
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2020
Isang sistema para sa pagpaparami ng magandang kalidad ng mga punla o ‘planting materials’ ng citrus ang maaari na ngayong magamit ng mga nagtatanim ng citrus sa bansa. Ito ay sa pamamagitan ng pagsisikap ng Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU). Kabilang sa sistema ang ‘citrus mother tree foundati...   read full story

Mobile app na Crabifier, maaaring makatukoy ng species ng alimango sa ‘juvenile stage’
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2020
Isang mobile application na tinatawag na Crabifier ang maaaring makatukoy sa ‘species’ o uri ng alimango kahit ito ay bata pa o nasa sa ‘juvenile stage.’ Ang mobile app ay ginawa ng Technologies for Biodiversity Use and Conservation (TechBiodive) Unit ng De La Salle University (DLSU). Ang Crabifie...   read full story

MANGROVE MICROORGANISMS TAPPED AS NEW SOURCE OF ANTIBIOTICS
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Mr. Carlo Chris Apurillo presenting the results of their study during the NRCP Regional Basic Research Caravan in Tacloban City. Some 22 fungi species living in mangroves have been isolated and identified by experts to produce compounds that can be used for drug creation. These fungi are cal...   read full story

DOST-NRCP gets new members from its regional research caravan
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Tacloban City - Around 200 active researchers, including artists, from 17 institutions in Eastern Visayas participated in the first DOST-NRCP Regional Basic Research Caravan (RBRC) for the year 2020 held last January 16-17 at the HRDC Gym, Leyte Normal University. The RBRC was in partnership with ...   read full story

NRCP finds treatment to most prominent diseases in dairy animals
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
An NRCP study shows how mangrove organisms could fight against the prominent disease in dairy animals – mastitis. To help the dairy farmers, alternative solutions and medications are still being discovered against diseases that are common to dairy animals. The National Research Council of the Phili...   read full story

Research for public good in to the spotlight in 2020 NRCP scientific conference
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Researches across various disciplines bring socio-economic benefits to the country and to the public as a whole. Some of these researches for the public good will be highlighted at the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) Annual Scientific ...   read full story

Balik Scientist, isinusulong ang pangisdaan na mapananatili o ‘sustainable’ sa pamamagitan ng ‘aquaponics’
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Isang maliit na bersyon ng sistema ng aquaponics ang ipinamamalas sa University of the Philippines Diliman-Institute of Biology (UP-IB). Ito ay upang ipakita kung paano nagiging epektibo ang sistema ng ‘floating’ at ‘media bed’ aquaponics. Ito ay pinangunahan ni Dr. Wenresti G. Gallardo, isang Bali...   read full story

Leaders, implementers of PCAARRD-funded projects capacitated on managing extension projects
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Dr. Marilyn Elauria, one of the resource speakers, discusses concepts in financial analysis during the first day of training (Image credit: Technology Transfer and Promotion Division (TTPD), PCAARRD) Leaders and implementers of projects funded by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic ...   read full story

NICER Programs para sa sampalok, patatas, at kamote, opisyal nang inilunsad
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Mga kalahok at nag-organisa ng inception meeting ng tatlong Niche Centers in the Regions for Research and Development (NICER) Programs para sa Sampalok, Patatas, at Kamote na idinaos sa Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU) noong ika-2 ng Oktubre 2019. (Larawang kuha ni G. Ervin M. Naval n...   read full story