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Rhoel Dinglasan's Anti-malaria Vaccine

A new anti-malaria vaccine has been developed by a Filipino scientist at the John Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Time Magazine cited the work of Rhoel Dinglasan who is an entomologist and a biologist.

Dinglasan formulated this new malaria vaccine that immobilizes the spread of mosquito's malaria spreading capability.

 
Philippine Tropical Fabrics Day

President Benigno S. Aquino III had declared January 24, 2011 as Philippine Tropical Fabric Day under Proclamation No. 86 signed last December 21, 2010. The said declaration is the result of the implementation of Republic Act 9242 or the Philippine Tropical Fabrics Law of 2004.

 
2009 National Invention Contest and Exhibits

Through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI), Department of Science and Technology (DOST) conducted its 2009 National Invention Contest and Exhibits (2009 NICE) at the Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City last November 16-20, 2009.

The event aims to give recognition to ingenious Filipinos and encourage the value of inventiveness among the young in pursuant to Article II of Republic Act No. 7459, the Philippine Inventors Act.

The 2009 NICE is highlighted by the conferment of awards, including Outstanding Inventions (Tuklas Award), Outstanding Utility Models, Outstanding Industrial Designs, Outstanding Creative Researches (Likha Award), and Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award) for high school and college students.

 
Biotech Crops to Lessen Hunger in RP

Senior program officer of the International Service for the Acquisition of AgriBiotech Applications (ISAAA), Dr. Rhodora Aldemita said that biotechnology is a most feasible alternative system to boost yields of crops that have been genetically enhanced to provide consumers with adequate nutrients.

Aldemita said that agricultural biotechnology has succeeded in increasing yields while reducing dependence on chemical-based fertilizers, pesticides, nematicides and herbicides.

Papaya ring spot virus (PRSV)-resistant papaya and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) corn are just two of the successful genetically modified crops.

 
The Invention of Ben Cruz

Benjamin Cruz is a well-known inventor from Bulacan. Last January 29, he sent a letter which indicates proposals regarding his inventions to the Presidential Action Center. One of his recent inventions is a kind of pill called Golden Heart. The pill will help a person reduce his cholesterol level and to prevent vascular obstruction, a disease that kills many people worldwide. It is also tested to prevent blocks in the arteries of the heart, gall stones, kidney stones, cerebral stroke, by-pass surgery, dialysis, erectile dysfunction and acne.

 
Filipino Street Game

Are you familiar with the "tumbang preso" game during your elementary and high school days? Now, Optimus Prime and the rest of the Autobots battling Decepticons in a game of "tumbang preso" will be available in a lesser extent.

 
NCRP cited Pinoy Scientists

During the 79th General Membership Assembly, the National Research Council of the Philippines (NCRP) recognized 9 Filipino scientists with their national and international science contributions in the country. The following Pinoy scientists were cited in the event:

 
Filipino-made Bio-organic Plant

A bio-organic fertilizer, called Seed Growth, was developed by renowned inventor Engr. Glenn T. Castillo by using nanotechnology which deals with the development of materials or devices within the size of 100 nanometers or smaller in at least one dimension.

This bio-organic plant supplement is made from fruit extracts and beneficial microorganisms can increase crop yields by as much as 30 percent while reducing the use of chemical fertilizer by 50 percent in the initial cropping.

 
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