Science & Technology

26 February 2021

  • Coffee, cacao, mango, halal food to be tested for authenticity
    Consumers will soon know if their Sagada coffee, Davao cacao, Guimaras mango and halal food are authentic as advertised. These food are set to be tested for their authenticity with the use of isotope by the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PNRI). This was announced by Dr. Angel Bautista […]
  • InnoHub for MSMEs’ scaled-up R&D launched
    Good news for entrepreneurs who are into food, dietary supplements or personal-care products made from by-products, such as seeds, leaves and pulp, and also products from top from agricultural produce. Here is a facility that suits your needs. The Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) inaugurated its Modular […]
  • DOST net satisfaction rating rises to +57
    The satisfaction rating of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) increased to +57 percent in 2020 based on the survey results conducted by a third-party survey company. The survey found that among the 98 percent of Filipino adults who are aware of the DOST, 66 percent are satisfied with the performance of the department […]
  • DOST-Science for Change Program gears for wider reach through new web site
    For Filipinos interested to learn about the more than 120 research and development (R&D) projects being supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through its Science for Change Program (S4CP), a new web site is now ready to cater to their needs. Through the web site—s4cp.dost.gov.ph—that was launched through an online news conference […]
  • 8 data science R&D projects for good governance launched
    The use of data science has been growing in the Philippines. It involves developing methods of recording, storing and analyzing  data  to extract useful information for some functions, such as identification and prediction of disease, optimizing logistics routes, detection of frauds, healthcare recommendations, automating digital ads, and many others. Eight new data science research and […]

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