Science & Technology

18 September 2020

  • Researchers analyze chromosomes for radiation safety nuke emergencies
    To ensure the safety of occupationally exposed workers, as well as potential victims in the event of a nuclear or radiological emergency, researchers from the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) continue to study blood samples for any signs of radiation exposure beyond the allowable regulatory limits. Monitoring radiation exposure becomes even […]
  • DOST partners anew with Elsevier, world’s largest scientific publisher
    In a bid to expand the reach of its Grants In-Aid (GIA) Program for research and development (R&D), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) renewed its partnership with Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher of peer-reviewed journals and articles. The DOST revitalized its subscription to the scientific publishing giant’s online journals, citation index database, […]
  • DOST Chief’s target: PHL in top 1/3 of global innovation ranking by 2022
    Inspired by the Philippines’ jump to 50 in its ranking in Global Innovation Index (GII) in 2020 from 54 in 2019, Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña expressed his “modest target of 43rd rank” for the Philippines, or “to reach the top one-third in the ranking” by 2022. De la Peña announced his target […]
  • Flying car, anyone?
    The long-dreamed of flying cars are around the corner, which are considered “the most significant aviation development since the advent of the jet age 60 years ago.” Were it not for the coronavirus pandemic, the world would have seen a dozen models debuting in major cities. However, Japan has beaten the rest of the pack, […]
  • Pisay to use KHub online platform
    The current quarantine protocols required by the government to prevent the spread of the fatal coronavirus pandemic ruled against the gathering of big crowds, including in schools. Thus, the Department of Education (DepEd) ordered the blended teaching, including online, in lieu of face-to-face meeting of students and teachers under the new normal for schoolyear 2020-2021. […]

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