Filipino studes make first ever live interview with astronaut aboard the Int'l Space Station
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018
A mix of Grade 11 and college students recently made a milestone in Philippine history by touching base with the International Space Station (ISS) and even interviewing an astronaut on board. The ISS is a habitable artificial satellite that serves as space environment laboratory for various experiments and testing of spacecraft systems and equipment required for missions. The historical feat, made by elementary pupils from the University of the Philippines Integrated School (UPIS)and electronics engineering students from the Holy Angel University (HAU),  was held at the Department of Science and Technology?-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) on 15 May.  To their delight, the students were able to talk to Scott Tingle, an astronaut from the National Aeronautics...   read full story

Simply colorful
Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
I could not imagine life that is devoid of colors. What would this world be if it were just black and white? Fortunately, colors surround us and give us the kind of life we deserve. Others may only be green, some may turn yellow because of what others have, while others believe in red as an ideology but I will always be brown because I am a Filipino. More importantly, don’t be blue when you cannot have what you want. And remember, even after a storm there is always a silver lining. Colors may not fully define us but they can help bring the best in us so we can aspire to get the gold. In my most recent editorial “Vibrant science” for the first quarter issue of the S&T Post (http://www.science.ph/stiipub.php), I mentioned a little history. Let me share some parts. “Records from vario...   read full story

Application for PSHS National Competitive Examination (NCE)
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2018
CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY A grade 6 elementary pupil from a duly recognized school by the Department of Education who meets the following criteria is eligible to apply for the PSHS National Competitive Examination (NCE). He / She must: •  have a final grade of 85% or better in Science and M...   read full story

Skills Competition Brought Out the Best in Tagum City's Finest Welders
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2018
The announcement was posted by the DOST XI in their website on April 10, 2018.  It was followed by a post in DOST XI’s Facebook page on April 11, 2018.  Also, the DOST XI went full force in sending out invitations to schools and enterprises.  Through the wide reach of social media and...   read full story

Cebu's young science geeks reach for the sky
Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018
In Photo: Members of the Life Support System (LSS ) Karunungan Flight Team, students and mentors and Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development representatives pose for posterity just before the balloon launch. CEBU CITY—“The sky’s the limit” seems to...   read full story

DOST-PCHRD calls for Thesis Grant Applications
Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018
TAGUIG CITY, May 17 -- Funds for Undergraduate Thesis Grant in Natural Products is now being provided by the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) to support to all undergraduate students who will conduct their thesis on natural prod...   read full story

From Passion to Business
Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2018
With a sole passion in cooking, Marites A. Villanueva took that inspiration to create her own business, Vinhessa Food Processing and Marketing (VFPM). "Sardines is one of my favorite dish and I made a business out of it," said Villanueva in a recent interview with DZEC 1062 Radyo Agila's "Eat… Ko...   read full story

World-class Pinoy technology wins gold medal
Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2018
Manila, Philippines – Biotek-M Aqua Kit won the prestigious gold medal during the 46th International Exhibition of Invention of Geneva on 11-15 April 2018 at the Geneva Palexpo Arena in Geneva, Switzerland. Developed by Dr. Raul V. Destura, Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biote...   read full story

DOST-TAPI, MINDS push young inventors' club in Pampanga
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Angeles City, Pampanga – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) in collaboration with the Manila Innovation Development Society (MINDS) conducted an on-campus seminar-workshop on 05-06 April 2018 at the Holy Angel University (HAU)...   read full story

National R&D Conference Showcases Promising Technologies and Scientists
Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018
DOST Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Peña opens the 3rd National R&D Conference on April 20, 2018 at the PICC. The Department of Science and Technology successfully conducted the 3rd National R&D Conference featuring 23 exciting technologies and updates on the components of the Harmonized Nat...   read full story

Annual Scientific Conference and 15th General Membership Assembly of the NRCP Visayas Regional Cluster
Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018
Kindly click on the links below to download the forms: Letter of Invitation and Reply Slip for 15th NRCP GMA Visayas Regional Cluster Poster Presentation Guidelines Pre-Registration Form Source: http://www.nrcp.dost.gov.ph/latest-news/344-annual-scientific-conference-and-15th-general-membershi...   read full story