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UP alumna Catharine Aquino-Fournier develops Covid-19 testing technology in Switzerland

University of the Philippines alumna Catharine Aquino-Fournier is leading the breakthrough development of mass-testing technology to combat COVID-19 in Zurich, Switzerland.

UP, Ateneo, UST young scientists compete for National Talent Awards

Five young scientists from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) are competing for the 2020 NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists to be awarded on July 10, 2020.

UP Los Baños COVID Testing Center begins accepting swab samples

The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) COVID Testing Center has been certified and will begin accepting swab samples from Laguna and neighboring provinces beginning Monday, July 6, 2020.

UP Los Baños, DOST develop abaca hybrid high-quality paper

The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have together produced high-quality paper made from the "Bandala" abaca hybrid fiber.

UP Los Banos readies Bio-safe COVID-19 Testing Center

The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) COVID-19 Testing Center has stepped up preparations for its operation as a bio-safe and bio-secure facility for Laguna and neighboring provinces.

UP Los Baños moves to protect COVID-19 frontliners with solutions to PPE shortage

University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) is addressing the shortage of various protective equipment (PPE) to protect hospital frontliners from COVID-19 infection.

UP Los Baños proposes edible landscaping as healthy food source solution

The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) is promoting its Edible Landscaping garden model as a source of healthy food source during community quarantines to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease and perhaps as a way of life in the "new normal" once the lockdown is lifted.

UPLB free-to-download children’s e-books teach importance of social distancing, face masks

University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) has published two illustrated children’s e-books explaining practices during the COVID-19 pandemic that are free to download.

Pangasinan Kindness Station of UPLB agripreneur Anjanette Tadena provides for indigent families

UPLB alumna and agripreneur Anjanette Tadena started a “Kindness Station” In Pangasinan to provide for the basic grocery needs of farmers and indigent families during the Luzon-wide lockdown.
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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.

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.

UP Diliman, UPLB help Filipino farmers sell harvest at fair trade price

Groups from the University of the Philippines Diliman and Los Baños campuses are practicing what they preach in assemblies and fora by helping Filipino farmers sell their produce at the right fair trade price.Global...

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Know the Differences in Lockdown Stages of ECQ, MECQ, GCQ

The day after May 15, 2020, the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) enforced in Metro Manila, the island of Luzon, and several other areas in the Philippines will either be retained, modified, or scaled-down as the country moves to set up the "new normal" amidst efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.