Latest S&T News in REGION 4A

Rizal Nat'l Sci HS retains title as CanSat champions
Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017
TWO IN A ROW. Rizal National Science High School successfully defended their title in this year's Can Satellite Competition, held on 28-29 November in Los Baños, Laguna. The team composed of  Josh Rael Jorquia, Matthew Lemuel Rey, and Marla Ena Rosales, and their coach, Marlon Sta. Catalina, received their award from the judges composed of Dr. Rogel Mari Sese, Robert Badrin, and Engr. Percival Magpantay. Rizal National Science High School (RNSHS) proved they are the team to beat when it comes to designing and analyzing data from can satellites. The group, which bagged the top spot in last year's  Can Satellite (CanSat) competition, won this year's Best Systems Engineering special award and emerged as the 3rd CanSat Competition champion anew. They prevailed over 14 other school...   read full story

Projects on Abaca hybrids reviewed
Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
Participants of the Annual Program Review and Planning meeting of the projects under the ISP for Abaca. (Image Credit: Ervin M. Naval, CRD, DOST-PCAARRD) Accomplishments and status of the projects under the Industry Strategic S&T Program (ISP) for Abaca were reviewed recently at the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). The said projects are titled, Advanced evaluation of abaca hybrids with high fiber yield and resistance to bunchy top virus in selected areas in Catanduanes and Establishment of ten- hectare abaca hybrid plantation at the Visayas State University (VSU) and evaluation of fiber quality for the pulp industry. Dr. Antonio G. Lalusin of the Institu...   read full story

Food Safety for Filipinos: DOST, Temasek Foundation and Nanyang Polytechnic International Partnership
Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology tied-up with Nanyang Polytechnic International (NYPi) and Temasek Foundation Inc. (TF) to train food control, food safety monitoring, food safety specialists a...   read full story

DOST, DA and UPLB Collab for Agri Productivity in CALABARZON
Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research  and Development  (DOST-PCAARRD) forged collaboration with DOST CALABARZ...   read full story

DOST-CALABARZON gives award and recognition to local inventors in 2017 RICE
Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology CALABARZON (DOST-CALABARZON) conducted the 2017 Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits (2017 RICE) last October 11-13, 2015 at Robinsons Place Dasmariñas, E....   read full story

4th Techno-Gabay Summit slated in Lucban, Quezon
Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017
IMUS CITY, Cavite -- The 4th Techno Gabay Summit, to be held under the auspices of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) at the Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) in Lucban, Quezon on Nov. 9-1...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI helps develop green charcoal
Posted: Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Top: Dried bana grass stalks ready for processing. Bottom: DOST-FPRDI's Mr. Calixto Lulo and Engr. Amando Allan Bondad (center and right, respectively, in left photo) show Mackay's Mr. J...   read full story

Pagsasalin ng mga teknolohiya sa sektor ng agrikultura, pangisdaan, at likas na yaman, pinahusay pa ng PCAARRD
Posted: Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Pinangunahan ng Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) ang programang "Enhancing Technology...   read full story