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UP scientists save world’s only freshwater sardine Tawilis from species extinction
University of the Philippines (UP) scientists have saved the world’s only freshwater sardine locally known as "tawilis" (Sardinella tawilis) from possible extinction.
UP scientists, engineers creating ventilators for COVID-19 patients
University of the Philippines scientists and engineers are creating ventilators and valve splitters to help COVID-19 patients breathe more easily.
#SalamatUP, “thank yous” to health workers trend online as COVID-19 escalates in Manila
As escalating cases of COVID-19 in Manila have placed health workers and scientists in the frontline of the fight to control the coronavirus disease, netizens went on Twitter and Facebook to express gratitude for their public service and sent hashtags #SalamatUP and the topic of "thank yous" to trending.
UP scientists-developed COVID-19 Test Kit now FDA-approved for local use
A new rapid test kit for COVID-19 developed by the University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP NIH) scientists has finally secured a certification from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), allowing its use in early screening for positive cases.