November 18, 2019

Category: DOST

Researchers Offer Biofertilizers for Commercialization at PCAARRD’s 4th FIESTA

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs VALENCIA, Bukidnon (SDN) –IN the past, farmers and other crop producers had little to no choice but to use commercially-available fertilizers. That’s saying, chemical fertilizers. Maybe not all of them. But it is no longer debatable the adverse effect […]

Humans’ Survival: No Food, 3 Weeks; No Water, 3 Days; No Air, 3 Minutes

​Media Release: AIR is the most important element for the survival of human beings on Earth. This surfaced after Dr. Preciosa Corazon Pabroa, a member of the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) asked whether the air that people breathe in Metro Manila is clean?. Her question was part of […]

DOST Seeks Media’s Help For Science News; PCAARRD FIESTA Is On

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs VALENCIA, Bukidnon, November 11 (SDN) — THE news media’s help is vital to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). ON the eve of his 70th birth anniversary, Science Secretary Fortunate T. de la Peña made this known as […]

Happening Now: DOST X RSTW, FIESTA, RICE, & RSRDH

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affair VALENCIA, Bukidnon (SDN) — FOUR events are happening starting today here in Mindanao, all of them in relation with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Not in particular order, are the DOST X Regional Science and Technology Week […]

NAST Says 2 Filipino Physicians Chosen for YPL Program

Media Release: TWO Filipinos have made the cut for this year’s InterAcademy Partnership’s (IAP) Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Program. The National Academy of Science and Technology of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST) announced this over the week. They are Dr. Jaifred Christian Lopez and Dr. Raymond Francis Sarmiento, who won the opportunity to join […]

Diwata-2 Marks Anniversary, Brings Localized Technologies, Applications

Media Release: QUEZON CITY — “Translating knowledge into local technologies and applications” was the chosen theme for the simple celebration marking the first anniversary of Diwata-2 in space, which was held at the University of the Philippines Diliman Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (UP-EEEI) on October 29, 2019. Diwata-2 is a 50-kilogram Earth observation microsatellite […]

Moreno No Show, Misses Researchers’ Company at DOST Event

Dr. Ramon A. Razal, president, National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), batted for a pool of professional science communicators who understand science so they can easily and effectively bring the message that researchers and scientists want to convey. The NRCP head said while researchers may help in relaying the results of their studies to […]

DOST Technologies for Goat Offered for Commercialization

Media Release: A technology pitching on goat was conducted during the Halal Goat Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda FIESTA) at the University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) in Davao City on October 16-17, 2019. Farmers and investors from Region I, II, III, XI, and XII attended the event. Among the presenters […]

Mayor Isko Moreno at DOST Symposium Today

Media Release: TREND-setting city of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso will speak science today, October 30, 2019. He will deliver the keynote address for the 3rd Basic Research Symposium (BRS) at the landmark Manila Hotel, Rizal Park, Manila, Metro Manila. The Department of Science and Technology through its National Research Council of the Philippines […]

DOST Dares Packaging Industry: Address Environmental Impact

“PTD is now ready to take the challenge of DOST, to capacitate the academic institutions in the field of packaging,” Asia Packaging Network (APN) Chairperson Ms. Daisy E. Tañafranca By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — PACKAGING impacts the environment. Unquestionably, packaging has […]