June 16, 2019

Category: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

​MSC Software appoints FEATI University Center of Excellence in Philippines

Media Release: UNITED States-based engineering firm MSC Software has appointed FEATI University as its Center of Excellence in the Philippines. The two organizations will celebrate the milestone on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, starting at 4 p.m. at Solaire Resort and Casino, ASEAN Boulevard, Entertainment City, Paranaque City, Metro Manila. To launch their partnership, MSC Software […]

No Hitches for DOST’s Php120-M Filipino-Made Train on PNR Tracks

(SDN) — NO hitches, major or otherwise. That’s referring to the 60 minutes inaugural run of the  Php120-million Hybrid Electric Train (HET) which made its official public debut at the Philippine National Railways (PNR) Alabang Station in Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, to the Biñan Station in Laguna. At last, the HET has found a home! […]

Kaspersky Says 1-in-3 Internet Users Has No Clue About Privacy Security

​Media Release: HAVE internet users developed what is called “digital privacy fatigue” amid increasing concerns on data breaches? If yes, then a surely is a concern. Here’s what Kaspersky Lab has to say about digital privacy fatigue, and how to avoid being a victim of data theft: With the amount of personal data shared on […]

Homo luzonensis ‘Lifts’ Filipino Researchers to Pantheon of Discoverers of New Human Species

(SDN) — PERHAPS it’s the closest thing to real magic. For the discovery by Filipino researchers of a new species of human now named Homo luzonensis evokes overwhelming happiness and pride. How can one not be ecstatic and be proud at the same time, considering that of all the United Nations-recognized 195 countries it’s the […]

PH Pool of Data Scientists Welcome 141 from DOST

(SDN) — THIS is a Big Data’s world, but it would be nothing without a data scientist. With apologies to James Brown and his classic “It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World” song. One of the buzzwords, an operative word or term in the digital world, happens to be Big Data. With Big Data, comes analytics. […]

Diwata 1 & 2 microsatellites in space and at Mind Museum

Media Release: The Philippines’ small satellites have found a new home. The Mind Museum, together with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), is launching exciting new exhibits to popularize the Philippines’ use of space technology and entice students to get into careers in science. Permanent exhibits at the Universe Gallery and a nook at […]

How to Outsmart Fire Using Hazard, Spread Maps — PCIEERD

Media Release: WIDESPREAD fires would soon be a thing of the past as a Department of Science and Technology — Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD)-funded technology maps out fire hazards and where it may spread, helping authorities to outsmart the disaster. FireCheck, a fire hazard mapping and fire […]

PCIEERD-Funded ARMS Technology Provides Real-Time Dam Monitoring

Media Release: AMIDST the water scarcity hitting the Philippines, a technology funded by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) and the National Water Resources Boards (NWRB) may yet be the key in averting  a water crisis. The Automated Real-time Monitoring System (ARMS) […]

Output & Impact, What DOST Looks for in R&D Projects — De la Peña

(SDN) — RESEARCH and development (R&D) took center stage on Wednesday, April 3, at the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) 4th National Research and Development (NRDC) Conference 2019. The event revolved around the theme “Harmonized R&D towards Accelerated Growth and Prosperity.” DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la ​Peña said the event highlighted the “R&D […]

Adamson Bags Best Film Award in Epson 1st EcoVision Short Film Competition

Media Release: SHOWCASING the alarming effects of plastics entering the human food chain, students from Adamson University bagged the top prize at the EcoVision Film Competition Screening and Awards Night held at Ayala Malls The 30th in Pasig City. Ten finalists from various schools in the National Capital Region, Region III, and Region IV-A vied […]