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DOST OneLab network giving free services to test disinfectants, sterilize PPEs

In spite of the on-going enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-OneLab member laboratories are providing crucial functions and playing very important roles in the war against COVID 19.
Diwata 1 microsatellite

1st UP-DOST microsat Diwata 1 completes space mission after 4 years, reenters earth

The Philippines' first microsatellite, Diwata 1, completed its space mission after four years and has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere.
VCO for COVID-19 treatment

Philippine Virgin Coconut Oil treatment for COVID-19 patients on clinical trial in UP-PGH, NCR,...

Philippine Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) as a treatment for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients is now undergoing clinical trials at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH), and in hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Region IV-A CALABARZON.
GenAmplify test kits

HAPPENING NOW: UP-DOST COVID-19 rapid test kit approved for commercial release as nation readies...

The first Philippine-made COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test Kit developed by the University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP NIH) and financed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has been certified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for commercial release beginning today.

UP Los Banos develops seaweed drying technology for faster quality harvest

Seaweed farmers are getting a boost from a new seaweed drying technology developed by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) - BIOMECH and funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The new seaweed drying system is capable of drying newly harvested stocks at a faster rate while protecting the seaweeds from unpredictable weather.

Filipino scientists invent abaca SWAN amphibious vehicle for disaster rescue and relief operations

As the saying “Necessity is the mother of invention” goes, Filipino scientists worked with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to invent and develop the Philippines’ very own versatile amphibious vehicle which they...

San Miguel taps Filipino invention as it shifts to biodegradable packaging

The Philippines' San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is tapping a Filipino invention of plastic woven packaging as it shifts to biodegradable packaging for its products. The move is a Philippine business milestone as SMC is the...

Pinoy scientists develop organic glue from used tea leaves, tobacco stalk waste

A plywood glue organic mixture made of spent tea leaves (STL) and tobacco dust additives developed by the Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) has reached another level of...

UP, DLSU, Mapua University technology researches spin-off into startup companies

Five technology research projects from the University of the Philippines Diliman, De La Salle University, and Mapua University are being established as startup companies with market-ready products in a spin-off project of the Department...

Salted eggs project lead winning Filipino innovations at RICE CALABARZON

A technology project showing a new way to extend shelf life of the salted egg, a Filipino delicacy made by soaking duck or chicken eggs in brine, has won the 2019 Regional Invention Contest...

UST, UP Manila science students develop brain-computer, cancer treatment to aid patients

Science students from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and University of the Philippines (UP) Manila developed medical aids for patients and won top science prizes for their research. University of Santo Tomas student Jay...

Basketball star Chris Tiu is Science and Technology ambassador for Filipino youth

Chris Tiu has signed up as an ambassador to advocate love for science, technology, and innovation among Filipino youth. The United States International Film and Video Festival award-winning host of the GMA Network TV's science...

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