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2022 TOWNS Awardees

Eleven exceptional awardees were announced as The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service culminating a year-long search conducted by the TOWNS Foundation, Inc. Over...

Project LODI: boosting DOST’s digital transformation while giving solid IT internship for science scholars

DOST scholars gear up to become the next lodis of information technology (IT). Through the project League of Developers Initiative (LODI), an undertaking of two...

DOST-SEI issues warning on fake and suspicious social media accounts 

The Department of Science and Technology–Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) advises its stakeholders, scholars, applicants, and the public to be wary of fake and suspicious...

PCIEERD highlights importance of public engagement for 12th anniversary

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) marks its 12th anniversary with three conferences...

82% of honey, 80% of vinegar sold in the Philippines are fake

Nuclear tech detects food authenticity (it is not only for power plants) About 82% of honey brands and 80% of vinegar brands sold in the...

In vaccines we trust

Three million children’s lives saved each year. This is the greatest impact of vaccines in our world today. Vaccines now account for 95% of global...

More men than women prefer WFH under new normal

More men than women prefer to work more days on a Work-from-Home (WFH) scheme under the new normal, a study said. Some 58% of men...

‘Cell phone use does not cause cancer’

Stories crop up on social media from time to time claiming that cell phone radiation causes cancer. As always, experts have been saying that “no...

AMPLiFieD System to ease bottleneck in COVID-19 testing

As the Philippines hopes to transition from the COVID-19-induced community quarantine to the new normal, it is imperative that targeted mass testing is in place in order to contain further spread of the SARS-CoV2 virus.

Science for the People, Science for Change

Between politics and science & technology, politics won that day. At least, if one were to base it on media coverage and subsequent media...