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Laguna LGU to mass-produce DOST-FPRDI’s bamboo-framed face shield

Posted on 07/19/2020 09:19 am

The Forest Products Research and Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-FPRDI) and the local government of Cabuyao City recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the mass production of bamboo-framed face shields to augment the need for personal protective equipment for frontliners battling COVID-19.

Zamboanga Sibugay gets P1.4M agri and food processing assistance from DOST-IX

Posted on 07/19/2020 09:16 am

Two (2) farmers’associations in Zamboanga Sibugay recently received S&T grant amounting to ?1,408,500 from the Department of Science and TechnologyRegion IX(DOST-IX) for the development of the groups’ food processing capabilities.

NorMin Food Handlers Join Food Safety Webinar from DOST-X

Posted on 07/19/2020 09:13 am

In the time of pandemic, it is very important to safeguard our health and one way to do this is to ensure that the food we consume are clean and safe to eat.

500 Central Luzon teachers trained on science story writing

Posted on 07/16/2020 09:33 am

Countless hours have been spent by our premier scientists, engineers, and medical experts just to protect us from the possible harm caused by Coronavirus Disease or COVID-19. Several innovative science and technology (S&T) solutions have been initiated and developed that would give the public a better chance to win against this pandemic.

Musical instrument maker commends DOST-FPRDI

Posted on 07/11/2020 08:51 am

Nine years into making musical instruments, Jay Sarita is still looking for ways to improve his craft.

STEM learning through radio and online

Posted on 06/26/2020 10:08 am

Prior to SARS-CoV-2 virus and Extended Community Quarantine (ECQ) period, some students in the provinces get to appreciate science because of the Science Explorer and nuLab buses of the Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI). These facilities bring science and laboratory experiences to the students in different parts of the country. However, with the current situation where mobility is limited and social distance needs to be observed, these buses will have to park temporarily. But this does not mean that students’ learning will also have to stop.

Mindanao researchers develop vitamin A-enriched noodles from alugbati

Posted on 06/21/2020 08:48 am

Do you know that other than being added to Filipinos’favorite monggo or ensalada, alugbati can also be combined with wheat flour to make egg noodles?

DOST partners with PCAFI and Air21 Global to meet local food needs in the new normal

Posted on 06/16/2020 10:05 am

Manila- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food, Inc. (PCAFI), and Air21 Global forged a partnership to implement a smart food value chain program to guarantee food security in the new normal.

DOST in awe of Scholars’ volunteerism amid COVID-19

Posted on 06/15/2020 08:41 am

When the country imposed the nationwide community quarantine amid the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), worry and uncertainty clouded the minds of many, especially the poor, who are unprepared of the sudden restrictions in movement and economic activity. Despite this, scholars of the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) were among the first to respond and to organize themselves to do volunteer work in their localities.

DOST launches program for repatriated OFWs during COVID-19

Posted on 06/04/2020 08:45 am

Manila, Philippines – With the repatriation of 28,589 OFWs as of 21 May 2020, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) launched a project entitled iFWD PH: Innovations for Filipinos Working Distantly from the Philippines on 28 May 2020 to provide assistance in establishing alternative livelihood projects in their own provinces.