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DOST’s road train rolls off to vehicle test PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 05:34

The Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Hybrid Electric Road Train will hit the road at the Clark Airbase in Angeles City, Pampangathis September for road worthiness tests before rolling out in Metro Manila’s major highways.

Designed by Filipino engineers and made with locally available parts, the 40-meter long train-like bus is an alternative means of transportation and one of DOST’s answer to the mass transportation dilemma in metro roads.

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Expert recommends aquaponics for urban dwellers PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 05:30

Want to grow your own vegetables but don’t have much space?Aquaponicsletsyou do that and lets you raise fish too!

An integration of aquaculture (raising fish in artificial environment) and hydroponics (growing vegetables without using soil), aquaponics is a system wherein naturally occurring bacteria converts fish wastes into fertilizer for the plants while the plants filter water for the fish.

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Calapan’s native deli is MIMAROPA’s best PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 05:18

For the second straight year, Merl’s Suman sa Lihiya got the nod for product excellence  at the 2nd MIMAROPA Best Technopreneur Award held at Calapan City, Mindoro Occidental.

Merl’s Suman sa Lihiya also bagged the 2014 Best SETUP Adopter award - regional level during the 2014 National Science and Technology Week at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

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Broadcasters train up for responsible weather reporting PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 September 2014 23:52

Tuguegarao City- Broadcasters went on a crash course to better understand  weather terminologies and codes,and properly disseminate weather news via easy to understand, non-technical, non-scientific, and detailed mode of reporting.  Dubbed “Responsible Weather Reporting” said event held in this city was the Luzon leg of the three-part nationwide seminar-workshop spearheaded by the Department of Science and Technology’s information arm, the Science and Technology Information Institute (STII), in partnership with DOST- Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) 
 and in cooperation with the Kapisanan ng mga  Broadkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP).

During the seminar-workshop, DOST-PAGASA gave a timely lecture on prevailing weather disturbances as the country is already in the so-called “wet season” which is experienced from the month of May to October. This season brings in heavy rainfall with an average of 5,000 millimeters (196.9 inches).

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 00:00
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DOST launches food innovation hub in Tuguegarao PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 September 2014 06:54

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office II launched the Food Innovation Center (FIC) during the opening day of the Northern Luzon Cluster Fair at the Cagayan State University - Carig Campus, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan. The Center is envisioned to help transform the agriculture-based Cagayan Valley into a food processing haven. A one-stop-shop food research and development center, it aims to improve the region’s local food products to reach a sizeable share of the local and national markets.

Housed at the Center are locally developed food technology equipment designed to fit the needs of the local industry. Among such equipment are the vertical fill form seal for the packaging solid food products; vacuum packaging for meat and dried fruit products; freeze dryer for dehydrating heat-sensitive food products; vacuum fryer;

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Calapan’s native deli is MIMAROPA’s best PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 September 2014 06:50

For the second straight year, Merl’s Suman sa Lihiya got the nod for product excellence  at the 2nd MIMAROPA Best Technopreneur Award held at Calapan City, Mindoro Occidental.

 

Merl’s Suman sa Lihiya also bagged the 2014 Best SETUP Adopter award - regional level during the 2014 National Science and Technology Week at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

 

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