DOST marks World Metrology Day with lab inauguration
Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
MANILA-- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrated World Metrology Day on Monday by inaugurating the state-of-the-art National Metrology Laboratory (NML) at its compound in Bicutan, Taguig City. DOST Undersecretary Rowena Cristina Guevara said private firms can now have their equipment calibrated at the NML, instead of sending their equipment to foreign laboratories, as she assured of NML equipment's calibration accuracy. The NML's newly-renovated Mass Standards Laboratory (MSL) offers a wider scope of calibration services. For calibration of non-automatic weighing instruments, the laboratory features equipment that could calibrate up to 300 kg. "Research results on new measurement methods, including those using quantum phenomena, underpin the change. The SI (Internatio...   read full story

Mindanao gears up as PHL electronics powerhouse
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019
The country’s science leaders expressed optimism that Mindanao will soon be a powerhouse of expertise in electronics as the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) becomes a training hub of integrated circuit (IC) designers. Executive Director Dr. Enrico C. Paringit of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) called on the electronics industry players to train their sights in Mindanao for experts in IC design as MSU-IIT continues to produce highly trained and knowledgeable engineers in the said field. “Mindanao is not only the land of promise but of promising engineers in the field of electronics. The crop of engineers that MSU-IIT produced under our researc...   read full story

PHL robotics team scores double victory in First Lego League World Championship
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019
The Philippine Robotics National Team (Team CYLLO from De La Salle Zobel) with Mylene Abiva of Felta Multi-Media (left) at the FLL World Championship in Houston, Texas; and The Philippine Robotics National Team (DYCI Blue Ocean’s 10 from Dr. Yanga’s College Inc.) with Abiva (left) at the First L...   read full story

8 Filipinos on list of 100 outstanding scientists in Asia
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019
Eight Filipino scientists and researchers were included in the March 2019 Asian Scientist Magazine  list of 100 scientists who are outstanding in their fields. The Filipino scientists are Drs. Rosalinda C. Torres and Marissa A. Paglicawan, both of the Industrial Technology Development Institute of ...   read full story

Mindanao gears up as PHL electronics powerhouse
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019
The country’s science leaders expressed optimism that Mindanao will soon be a powerhouse of expertise in electronics as the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) becomes a training hub of integrated circuit (IC) designers. Executive Director Dr. Enrico C. Paringit of th...   read full story

NPPC lab joins DOST’s OneLab network
Posted: Wednesday, May 08, 2019
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, May 7 (PIA) --  Another private laboratory from the countryside has joined the roster of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) One-stop Laboratory (OneLab) network in a bid to strengthen its laboratory services. Bacolod City-based Negros Prawn Producers Cooperative’s ...   read full story

DOST installs STARBOOKS in 21 Kalinga schools
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Crystal Joy Tayab of DOST-CAR installs STARBOOKS software at St. Theresita School-Tabuk library.  CITY  OF TABUK, Kalinga,  May 13 (PIA) --Twenty one schools in the province have now online research access in mathematics and science through the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based O...   read full story

DOST to hold food safety seminar for 30 street vendors in CDO
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2019
MANILA -- The Department of Science and Technology - Region 10 (DOST-10) will organize a food safety seminar for 30 street vendors on May 28, a project assistant told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Wednesday. This will be held at SEARSOLIN, Masterson Avenue, Cagayan De Oro City. "The slots ar...   read full story

DOST to hold 1st int'l confab on Science, Math in August
Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
MANILA--For the first time, the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) will hold an international conference on Science and Mathematics, to assess the state of these areas in education in the Philippines, its weaknesses and strengths in relation to internationa...   read full story

Artificial reefs provide marine sanctuary off Tablas
Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019
MANILA, Philippines — A Buenavista, Marinduque steel fabricator has successfully built cube-shaped artificial reefs designed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), which have provided sanctuary to marine resources in Tablas Strait off the province. Josefina Abilay, DOST Region 4-B or M...   read full story

Phivolcs chief: Ground motion data crucial in building, infra design
Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019
Metro Davao Site Response Atlas would play an important role in the design and construction of buildings and other infrastructure. DAVAO CITY (PIA) – Data on ground motion characteristics plays a crucial role in ensuring seismic resilience of buildings and infrastructures. Renato Solidum, Scienc...   read full story