Coron, El Nido adopt Pinoy-developed “organo-mineral” for septic water treatment

With the recent surge of visitors in Coron and El Nido (88.83% and 19.02%, respectively) in 2017, the Palawan tourist destinations have adopted a different solution to septic water treatment: Vigormin, a Pinoy-developed "organo-compound" endorsed by the Department of Science and Technology-Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (DOST-MIMAROPA). What is Vigormin? According to DOST-MIMAROPA: ...

October 9, 2018 | 2 mins read

TWIST (This Week In Science & Technology): Sept. 23-29, 2018

ICYMI: A handful of science and technology updates from September 23 to September 29, 2018. Meet Ledumahadi mafube, the Jurassic era's South African "giant thunderclap at dawn" [caption id="attachment_2913" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Artist's interpretation of Ledumahadi mafube. Credit: Viktor Radermacher/University of the Witwatersrand[/caption]Scientists discovered a new species of long-necked, ...

September 28, 2018 | 3 mins read

How you can avail DOST’s advanced learning tools for your school

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) recently partnered with government agencies and stakeholders in launching advanced learning tools for Filipino students. DOST's 21st Century Learning Environment Model Classrooms (CLEM) Alongside other government agencies, DOST-SEI representatives were present at the unveiling of the 21st Century Learning Environment Model (...

September 12, 2018 | 2 mins read