Latest S&T News in REGION 6

DOST-TAPI's ISP collaboration with PSHS expands in Visayas for Trainors' Training
Posted: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Iloilo City – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) conducted the "Capacity Building for the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) for the Invent School Implementation" on 18-19 October 2018 in Iloilo City. In close coordination with PSHS and DOST-VI, DOST-TAPI successfully implemented the second leg of the trainors' training program. Invent School Program (ISP) is one of the leading programs of DOST-TAPI and designed to open the young minds of students as a starting ground for young Filipino inventors. DOST-TAPI Director Edgar Garcia, Chief SRS Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena, DOST-VI Regional Director Rowen R. Gelonga, DOST-TAPI in-house experts Engr. Roberto B. Verzosa, Senior SRS, Caezar Angelito E. Arceo, Supervising...   read full story

Longline method provides higher ROI, increased mussel production
Posted: Friday, October 26, 2018
Dr. Carlos C. Baylon of the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) presents his paper, "Grow out Culture of the Green Mussel in the Philippines: State of the Art" (Image credit: Genevic R. Obrero, Inland Aquatic Resources Research Division (IARRD), PCAARRD) Longline, a method for mussel production that is cost-effective in producing high quality mussel, provides higher production and return of investment (ROI) and is more environment-friendly. This information was shared during the First Philippine Mussel Congress organized by the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) through the support of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). The congress was held...   read full story

DOST reiterates support towards ‘bigger and safer mussels for every Juan'
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018
  Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato T. dela Pena, during his keynote speech in the First Philippine Mussel Congress, underscored the commitment of the department ...   read full story

Water management and aeration key in growth, survival, and settlement of green mussel in hatchery management
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018
  Ms. Fidelia Flor C. Mero of the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) shared that based on the results of their study, changing water every three days was effective in maintaining the ...   read full story

DOST Secretary visits UPV Multi-species hatchery
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018
Dr. Rex Traifalgar toured DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña and his team around the Multi-Species Hatchery Complex of UPV, Miag-ao, Iloilo (Image credit: Inland Aquatic Resources Research Divisio...   read full story

UP Visayas develops low-salt fish sauce from mussel
Posted: Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Mussel farming is considered as an important food-producing sector in many coastal areas (Image credit: Inland Aquatic Resources Research Division (IARRD), PCAARRD) Functional food is currently one...   read full story

Patis na gawa sa tahong na mababa ang ‘sodium,' dinebelop ng UP Visayas
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2018
Ang ‘functional food,' isang bahagi ng industriya ng pagkain, ay isa sa mga pinakamabilis umasenso at lumago ngayong nakaraang mga taon. Ito ay tinatawag na ‘functional' dahil ang mga pagkain na ito a...   read full story

Paggawa ng makinarya para sa pagproseso ng 'herbal teas' maisasakatuparan na
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Ang Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISaTU) ay gagawa ng ‘programmable' na ‘dehydrator machine' para sa ‘herbal teas' sa ilalim ng proyektong, "Design and Development of a Programmable Dehy...   read full story