October 14, 2019


DOST, CIP Congress Promote Root, Tuber Crops

The regional congress will be a venue for discussing and promoting cross learning in RTC science and technology, policy measures, and pragmatic approaches for exploiting opportunities and challenges amidst climate change. Media Release: ROOT and tuber crops (RTCs) are notably versatile crops because of their various purposes not just in agriculture and health but also […]

DOST Honors Philippine Science, Math Olympiad Organizers

​Media Release: The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Science Education Institute (SEI) has recognized nine groups behind the remarkable victories of Philippine Teams in four international science and mathematics competitions. The national organizers are: 1.     Mathematical Society of the Philippines (MSP) 2.     Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas, Inc. (KKP) […]

IPOPhl: Inventors, Secure Patent Before Inventions’ Disclosure

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs SOME Filipino inventors are losing their inventions. Other people, instead, are making money out of the products of the inventors’ curious mind. That’s according to at least two inventors who made their case during the Inventors Forum on the Policies […]

Fungicide, Mangroves, Forest Vines, and Shrimps in DOST’s Mind

Media Release: Mindanao researchers develop organic fungicide from Tasmannia piperita THE agriculture industry is dependent on inorganic fertilizers and pesticides. However, due to health hazards and the burden of additional cost to the farmer, there is a need to develop organic pesticides especially for vegetables. To respond to this challenge, the Central Mindanao University (CMU) […]

DOST Body’s ISO Accreditation Boosts Electronics Products

Media Release: ELECTRONICS products from the Philippines have a better chance of penetrating the international market as the Department of Science and Technology’s Electronics Product Development Center (DOST-EPDC), the country’s premiere electronics testing center, has received an ISO 17025:2017 accreditation for electrical testing (EMC). Awarded by the American Accreditation for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) — an […]

DOST: Filipino Inventors Can Be Innovation Game-Changers, Global Leaders

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — IT IS important to have faith in the capability of Filipino inventors in becoming “game-changers and global leaders in innovation.” The Department of Science and Technology through its Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) organized on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, […]

2 ‘Magnificent 9’ Members Win 2019 Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award

2019 Presidential Lingkod ng Bayan Award to two members of the ‘Magnificent 9’ confirms importance of the making of Diwata-1 microstatellite. To recall, this journalist gave the Magnificent 9 tag to the nine Filipino engineers who pioneered the design, development, and assembly of the Philippines’ first satellite in the 50-kg class in Hokkaido University (HU) […]

DOST IX Stages RSTW, Celebrates S&T Breakthroughs

Happening now… By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science and Digital News ZAMBOANGA CITY — “Let us together put science to work for the benefit of the Filipino nation.” President Rodrigo R. Duterte made the call on the occasion of the Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) in Zamboanga […]

DOST, UP Bring Space Tech to Students

Media Release: Space Science and Technology Proliferation through University Partnerships (STeP-UP) Project is gearing up for the second batch of students for the nanosatellite engineering track under the Master of Science (MS) and Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical Engineering (EE). The nanosatellite engineering subjects in the MS EE and MEng EE programs are being […]

DOST Chief Lauds BSU, PCAARRD for Modernizing S&T Services

Media Release: DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña has commended the Benguet State University (BSU) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) for their efforts in modernizing S&T services for the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). De la Peña made this gesture during […]