• Arctic permafrost thawing at a faster pace
    NEW ORLEANS—Permafrost in the Arctic is thawing at a faster clip, according to a new report released on Tuesday. Water is also warming and sea ice is melting at the fastest pace in 1,500 years at the top of the world. The annual report released on Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) […]
  • DOST visitor: Pisay-scholar champ in international Breakthrough Challenge
    Hillary Diane Andales, the grand-prize winner in the third Breakthrough Junior Challenge, pays a courtesy call on Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña. The Grade 12 student of the Philippine Science High School-Eastern Visayas Campus in Palo, Leyte, bagged the award on December 3 at the National Aeronautics and Apace Administration Ames Research Center […]
  • Producers turn to packaging sweet plant to increase food health choices
    Producers have turned to packaging a formerly ignored sweet plant into an alternative to sugar and other sweeteners, with a Bulacan grower of the Stevia plant as the first to venture into the business. A grower in Bulacan, Glorius Industrial and Development Corp., has presented its packaged sweetener, Sweet and Fit Stevia, as an exhibitor […]
  • Ateneo, London’s Queen Mary University partner for postgrad degree for Filipinos
    Ateneo de Manila University (Admu) and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) recently launched a landmark partnership that will offer postgraduate degree programs to Filipino students on data science innovation, media and arts technology. Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, president of Admu, said the transnational education (TNE) program would not only involve the exchange of […]
  • Farm tourism seen as path to inclusive, sustainable agriculture
    Farm tourism opens up a whole new perspective for inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (Isard) and provides hope for revitalizing the sector as a sunrise, if not a sunshine industry in Southeast Asia. Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit Jr., director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca), […]

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