Science and Technology

DOST launches 'game-changing’ water pollutant treatment

DOST launches 'game-changing’ water pollutant treatment

April 17, 2023, 8:09 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Monday inaugurated the plant-based treatment to reduce water pollutants at the SUBICWATER in Zambales. DOST Undersecretary Leah Buendia told the Philippine News Agency that the technology used plants such as vetiver grass, phragmites… Read More

DOST boosts herbal plants, veggies production in Bulacan

DOST boosts herbal plants, veggies production in Bulacan

April 12, 2023, 8:05 pm

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is continuously promoting hydroponics technology to boost the production of herbal plants and other vegetable crops in Bulacan province. DOST Regional Director Julius Cesar Sicat said on Wednesday the agency has… Read More

Fintech firm boosts app's security feat via 'chat'

Fintech firm boosts app's security feat via 'chat'

March 31, 2023, 6:09 pm

MANILA – Mynt, the operator of e-wallet app GCash, announced that it will soon roll out an in-app chat to further ramp up security features. In a presentation Thursday night, Digital Experience head Michelle Fernandez said that seamless and error-free transactions are likely with the use of… Read More

DOST helps N. Ecija farmers’ coop reduce post-harvest losses

DOST helps N. Ecija farmers’ coop reduce post-harvest losses

March 21, 2023, 6:24 pm

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has provided processing equipment to a farmers’ cooperative in Nueva Ecija that could help reduce post-harvest losses. The equipment will be used by the Nagkakaisang Gabay sa Bayan ng Gabaldon for the processing… Read More

DOST supports locally developed beauty, health innovations

DOST supports locally developed beauty, health innovations

March 16, 2023, 6:58 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Thursday said it has been supporting the development of local beauty and health innovations, with two products set to be launched in July. Doralyn Dalisay, a Balik Scientist, recently teamed up with local pharmaceutical firm Maridan… Read More

FPRDI urges public to learn wood, bamboo skills via free webinars

FPRDI urges public to learn wood, bamboo skills via free webinars

March 14, 2023, 7:15 pm

MANILA – The Forest Products Research and Development Institute (FPRDI) announced on Tuesday the provision of free online training on bamboo and wood skills and technologies set on March 23 to November 23. Topics include resin lamination, charcoal briquetting technology, wood and bamboo waste… Read More

DOST chief thanks PBBM's support to science community

DOST chief thanks PBBM's support to science community

March 10, 2023, 7:18 pm

MANILA – Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Renato Solidum Jr. on Friday thanked the support of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. who emphasized the importance of the science community towards achieving the country's socio-economic goals. Marcos on Friday attended the… Read More

4 Tarlac public schools get audiovisual teaching aids from DOST

4 Tarlac public schools get audiovisual teaching aids from DOST

March 3, 2023, 7:16 pm

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Department of Science and Technology-Central Luzon (DOST-3) has provided teaching aids to four public schools in La Paz, Tarlac. The schools that received interactive multimedia audiovisual teaching aids including a 40-inch, high-definition, light-emitting… Read More

SoKor plans to lead future wireless frequencies by launching 6G

SoKor plans to lead future wireless frequencies by launching 6G

February 23, 2023, 8:46 pm

ANKARA -- While the global community plans to upgrade to the latest fifth-generation networking service, South Korea has announced that it will switch to a 6G network in 2028 to gain an early advantage over future wireless frequencies. Under the K-Network 2030 plan, the South Korean government… Read More

Pinoy scientists develop potential beta-lactamase inhibitor

Pinoy scientists develop potential beta-lactamase inhibitor

February 21, 2023, 8:48 pm Updated on February 22, 2023, 6:30 pm

MANILA – Using marine bacteria, a team of Filipino scientists is currently developing beta-lactamase inhibitor to boost the effectiveness of antibiotics, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Tuesday. "Ang beta-lactamase inhibitor na nadiskubri ni Dr. Julius Adam Lopez ay… Read More

Adopt innovations to avoid wastage, DOST tells food processors

Adopt innovations to avoid wastage, DOST tells food processors

February 17, 2023, 7:30 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is encouraging food processing businesses to adopt the innovations it has developed to avoid wastage resulting from oversupply. "We urge entrepreneurs who are involved in food processing to help our local farmers in addressing oversupply… Read More

DOST promotes soilless agriculture in Bulacan coastal schools

DOST promotes soilless agriculture in Bulacan coastal schools

February 17, 2023, 3:56 pm

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has promoted soilless agriculture in the coastal villages of Hagonoy, Bulacan in a bid to help sustain food supply. The DOST, through the Provincial Science and Technology Office of Bulacan (PSTO-Bulacan) and in… Read More

DOST new science videos to air Feb. 19

DOST new science videos to air Feb. 19

February 15, 2023, 6:55 pm

MANILA – New episodes of educational videos, "TuklaSiyensya", will begin airing on Feb. 19, the Science Education Institute (SEI) of the Department of Science and Technology announced Wednesday. These educational resources on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) can be… Read More

PTRI invests P25M to boost PH natural dyes production

PTRI invests P25M to boost PH natural dyes production

February 13, 2023, 7:01 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) has invested PHP25 million to boost natural dyes (NatDyes) production in the country, an executive said Monday. Under the “Colorimetric and Performance Standardization of NatDyes Produced in Various Natdyes Hubs in the Philippines”… Read More

DOST augments support for studies on depression, addiction 

DOST augments support for studies on depression, addiction 

February 13, 2023, 4:13 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continues to support studies on possible treatments to addiction and depression, an official said Monday. At least PHP67 million was allocated for the projects, “Assessment Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Interactions of Selected… Read More

Smart agri to boost high-end melon production: DOST

Smart agri to boost high-end melon production: DOST

February 10, 2023, 7:03 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology in Calabarzon (DOST 4-A) is supporting smart agriculture in order to boost production of high-end melon varieties, an official said Friday. Through the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP), the DOST recently funded the fully… Read More

DOST promotes e-learning via digital library to Bulacan students

DOST promotes e-learning via digital library to Bulacan students

February 8, 2023, 7:05 pm

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Department of Science and Technology in Central Luzon (DOST-3) is continuously promoting e-learning to students through the introduction of innovative teaching tools. Under the Regional Grants-in-Aid Program, the DOST-3 provided an S&T (science and… Read More

DOST seeks more innovation, proposals

DOST seeks more innovation, proposals

February 1, 2023, 8:42 pm

MANILA – Officials of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Wednesday said the agency is seeking for more innovations and proposals from budding researchers and innovators. "Unless the scientific community proves to the whole Philippines that we can deliver and create an impact to… Read More

DOST helps C. Luzon MSMEs become more competitive

DOST helps C. Luzon MSMEs become more competitive

February 1, 2023, 4:52 pm

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is continuously assisting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Central Luzon in enhancing their competitiveness in domestic and global markets. Through its Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program… Read More

DOST continues supporting projects to address Covid-19

DOST continues supporting projects to address Covid-19

January 31, 2023, 8:56 pm

MANILA -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is continuously supporting projects to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), an official said Tuesday. One of the projects that showed potential in Covid-19 cases surveillance was the antibody neutralization assay for new… Read More