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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.

Seaweed in the Philippines found to have Anti-Cancer benefits

A seaweed species found in the Philippines was discovered to have anti-cancer properties by researchers from the University of Santo Tomas (UST).

Bukidnon’s Talaandig tribe musical heritage preservation aided by UP, PNU, DOST scientists

Bamboo Musical Instrument (BMI) maker and performer Datu Rodelio “waway” Saway is not called “Tatay” for nothing - he is a Master to his apprentice for keeping the Talaandig musical heritage intact by mentoring young members of their tribe.

e-Trike ride-sharing system mobile app developed by UP engineering professor

A mobile app-based electric tricycle (e-trike) ride-sharing system called "Hatid" has already started its test run at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman. The "Hatid" app was made available on December 9, 2019 to...

Filipino chemists develop abaca-based non-woven fabric to filter water pollutants

Filipino chemists have invented an abaca-based non-woven fabric that can help save the environment from toxic pollutants and contaminants.
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Philippines, Japan, and UK collaborate for climate change-resistant coastal communities

The need to address the effects of climate change on coastal communities has brought together science agencies from the Philippines, Japan, and the United Kingdom to build sustainable coastal communities in Southeast Asia. The Japan...
Arroz Caldo Pack of Hope

Filipino-made ready-to-eat Chicken Arroz Caldo addresses needs of disaster victims

The Philippines, being a disaster-prone country, regularly faces disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons. Strong quakes actually hit the country in the last quarter of the year followed by two strong storms during the...

Philippines’ 1st natural dyeing facility for textile and handicrafts opens in Batangas

The Philippines' first natural dyeing facility has opened in Batangas and is ready to help serve the requirements of the producers of textiles and handicrafts in the country. The Natural Dyes (NatDyes) Processing and Dyeing...

University of the Philippines-DOST Diwata-2 microsatellite marks 1st year in space

As the Philippines marked the 1st anniversary of microsatellite Diwata-2's journey in space, the scientists behind the historic space technology gathered at the University of the Philippines Diliman to share stories of its milestones. The...

UP ULyS3ES is new home for Filipino space scientists, engineers, and technology research

The University of the Philippines (UP) breaks new grounds, as the home of Filipino space scientists, engineers, and technology research was unveiled at the University Laboratory for Small Satellites and Space Engineering Systems (UP...

NASA team starts Philippine climate joint study with Filipino researchers

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) science aircraft P-3B has started flying over Philippine skies to signal the start of the United States agency's joint climate study with Filipino researchers led by the...

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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6 major road projects finishing in 2020 to reduce EDSA traffic

The 6 major road projects scheduled to be finished this year are expected to reduce traffic congestion on Metro Manila's main highway, the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA).