Science & Technology

02 July 2020

  • DOST-ITDI at 119: Changing, improving lives through R&D, in time of pandemic
    By Violy B. ConozaExclusive to the BusinessMirror RECENT events around the world point to the significance of being reminded of our past, including in the realm of science and technology, and learn our lessons. At the Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST- ITDI), it looks like merging the old […]
  • OneSToreCity mobile app launch to reinvigorate government e-commerce
    By Edwin P. Galvez Many people all over the world tap their phones to buy online, particularly mobile-first Filipinos who spend the most time—at least nine hours—on the Internet every day. This is why the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is tapping into the surging growth of e-commerce in the country, while “finding solutions […]
  • STEM learning set through radio, online in new normal
    Before the coronavirus pandemic emerged in the first quarter of the year, and the subsequent extended community quarantine (ECQ) was declared to prevent the spread of the virus, many students in the provinces get to appreciate science through the “Science Explorer” and “nuLab” buses developed by the Science Education Institute of the Department of Science […]
  • Duck eggs distribution supplements farmers’ livelihood during Covid-19
    Addressing the impact of coronavirus pandemic in the country, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) launched its initiative on “Manok at Itlog sa Pamayanan [Chicken and Egg to the Community].” This project is one of the subcomponents of “Pagkain at Kabuhayan” […]
  • PHL’s REwear face mask conforms with W.H.O. guidelines vs Covid-19
    The Philippine-made Reuseable, Washable, Rewearable (REwear) brand of cloth face mask against the Covid-19 pandemic was found to be conforming with the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations. Developed by the Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI), the mask’s conformity with WHO standards gave evidence that the scientific perspective applied to the […]

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