• PHL math, science medalists hit highest number since 2007
    There’s no stopping our young math and science geniuses on their record-breaking trend. When the Youth Excellence in Science (YES) Awards first started recognizing the victories of young students in international science and math competitions, there were only 70 awardees. Last year, 10 years after, the number of awardees reached a record-breaking 1,195—an impressive 45.55-percent […]
  • Expert warns: Computer hackers becoming major threats to govts
    A global cybersecurity expert recently warned that computer hackers are becoming major threats to governments, which could to lead instability in the long run. “I think governments around the world will struggle on this more and more because people in power use everything available to fight their enemies and protect themselves from being removed from […]
  • U.P. awards 5 science journalists
    The University of the Philippines (UP) recognized five journalists in its first UP Science Journalism Awards held in UP Diliman on February 17. The winners, who bested 13 finalists, are Angelica Yang of GMA News Online for Best Science News Story, Nef Luczon of SunStar Cagayan De Oro for Best Science Commentary for Print and […]
  • PHL to harness wave energy for hybrid trimaran vessels
    Energy from ocean waves? Yes, the Philippines will harness energy from ocean to provide energy for hybrid trimaran cargo vessels. At the same time, the project is expected to improve the country’s maritime industry: It will have a modern design and will be environment-friendly, safe and unsinkable. The P76-million project will be funded by the […]
  • Study of forest vines in Bicol for handicraft materials set
    Handicraft artisans will soon have new sources of raw materials with the research on forest vines in Bicol that kicks off this year. The Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) will undertake the research, titled “Biological Studies of Economically Important Forest Vines in Camarines Sur and Albay Provinces.” The three-year […]

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