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UP National Institutes of Health scientist develops novel coronavirus test kit

University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP NIH) clinician-scientist Raul Destura revealed Tuesday that a test kit for the novel coronavirus (nCoV) has been developed locally and is ready for release next week.

Wastewater-to-fertilizer research of DLSU Manila wins Php13 million UK Newton Prize, 1st for PHL

De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila's research project turning wastewater from sewage into fertilizer has won the United Kingdom's 2020 Newton Prize Country Award, the first win for the Philippines.

University of the Philippines develops Lab-in-a-Mug cheaper, faster Dengue Test Kit

The Philippines has reached another medical milestone in the fight against the dengue scourge with the "Lab-in-a-Mug" Dengue Test Kit developed by a team from the (UP) University of the Philippines.

Robotics scientist Rodrigo Jamisola Jr. helps build underwater drones to protect Pasig River, Philippine...

Filipino robotics engineer Rodrigo Jamisola Jr. is helping the Philippines build underwater research drones intended for surveys of the Pasig River, the Philippine Rise, and the Verde Island Passage. Engineer Jamisola, the engineer-academician who helped...

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...

Jane Gerardo-Abaya leads International Atomic Energy Agency division based in Austria

Austria-based Filipino scientist Dr. Jane Gerardo-Abaya now leads a division of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Dr. Gerardo-Abaya was appointed in January 2019 as director of the IAEA’s Department of Technical Cooperation Asia and...

Palaweña Lota Creencia harnesses science to revive Philippine fishing communities

Palawan-born Lota Alcantara-Creencia has returned to her island province to help the fishing communities where she was raised.
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Marianne Tarun discovery leads to faster tech devices

When Marianne Tarun was a Washington State University (WSU) doctoral student, she made an accidental discovery of a 400-fold increase
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Salt+Water=Light: A Filipino Invention for poor homes

Filipino homes without power sources can now light up their nights using two main components that can be found in every kitchen – salt and water.

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Angel Locsin, Anne Curtis Shop and Share team raise funds for...

Angel Locsin is back to her humanitarian aid fundraising, this time with Anne Curtis and the Shop and Share team, to help in efforts to conduct coronavirus mass testing in the Philippines.