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The origins of Rice Varieties

A research study was co-authored by Prof. Michael Purugganan of New York University. Graduated from the University of the Philippines with a BS degree in 1985, earned his Master's at Columbia University in 1986, and received his Ph.D from the University of Georgia in 1993. His work can be viewed at the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology. He is also a Professor of Biology and Dorothy Schiff Professor of Genomics at New York University.

 
The Mind Museum

The first Mind Museum at Taguig was inaugurated in a pre-launch reception headed by Vice-President Jejomar Binay, Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano and the board of trustees of Bonifacio Art Foundation (BAFI) and the proponent of The Mind Museum led by its chairman Jose D. Campos and vice chairman Fernando Zobel. The city government officials, guests and donors had seen the new building and its center piece exhibits for the first time.

 
Immunoliposome method and Caelyx: Less Pain for cancer patients

The Department of Health reported that cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the Philippines. Currently, there are projects that are being funded by Department of Science and Technology. One of which is the one that makes use of immunoliposome method. It is now being developed for cancer patients. This is a type of treatment with fewer side effects and less pain.

 
Math and Science Software for Kids

DOST (Department of Science and Technology) led to make Math and Science be loved by school kids. The department was challenged how to make it more interesting and less feared by kids.

In 2006, DOST completed e the release of 101 elementary Science and Mathematics modules in CD copies. And recently, they launched in Philippine Science High School, Davao City Campus the courseware website, which expanded the project via World Wide Web.

 
Filipino Students join Water Rocket Competition

Two students from Tacloban City will be the country's representative in an international water rocket competition. The 2 young men will be competing with 20 other countries in the Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) Water Rocket Competition in Australia this November. They were Julius Dacuycoy and Edward Louie Chua of Asia Development Foundational College (ADFC).They became the Philippine representatives when they won in the national contest. Last February, ADFC was also the Philippine representative to the last APRSAF Water Rocket Competition held in Bangkok, Thailand.

 
DOST Scholar Won Gallieno Denardo Award

The International Commission for Optics (ICO) and the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) gave the Gallieno Denardo Award to young researchers (below 40 years old) from developing countries. Those researchers are active in research in optics, and have contributed to the promotion of research activities in their own. Dr. Ryan Balili finished his B.S. Physics at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) last 2002.

 
DOST Recognizes Young Achievers through YES Awards

With an aim to give recognition to young achievers in international science and mathematics competition,

Department of Science and Technology (DOST), region 10 awards three young outstanding pupils from Northern Mindanao.

 
Pinoy's E-car in Europe and US

Ismael Aviso, 54, a resident of Navotas City, is a Filipino inventor and another energy visionary. He is looking forward for a prospective fruitful trip to Europe in preparation for the presentation of his inventions to technological experts and investors in US next month. For the past year, Aviso has made online free energy circle buzzing with excitement over prospects of his creations such as his fuel-less, self-charging electrical car and power generator.

 
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