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Local manufacturers back DOST die and mold center PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 12 February 2015 09:38

Local manufacturers have expressed support to the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Die and Mold Solution Center (DMSC) during a recent media briefing at DOST’s Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) in Bicutan, Taguig City.

With the establishment of the DMSC, local manufacturing industries are expected to catch up with neighboring ASEAN countries in terms of capability. The Center offers modern infrastructure support services and capabilities that will connect firms involved in processing of raw materials with firms that convert these into the final product.

Pisay studes bag major awards in Thailand Science Fair PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 12 February 2015 09:31

Students from the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Science High School System (DOST-PSHS) brought another honor to the country for topping two major categories in an international science fair held at Nakhon Pathom Province in Thailand recently.

The research of Joseph Adrian Dela Cruz, Marnoel Cruz, and Justine Ryan Silvestre entitled Oxygen Plasma Surface Modification of Polylactic Acid-Cellulose Acetate-Chitosan Nanocomposite Fiber: Its Effect on Hydrophilicity and Anti-Bacterial Property Against E. coli and S. aureus was hailed as Best Overseas Project and Best in Oral Presentation out of 127 research entries around the world. The awarding was held in Mahidol Wittayanusorn School (MWITS) Science Fair last Jan 27-30, 2015. The research was able to discover plastic materials that are biodegrable but at the same time resistant to heat.


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