April to June 2006
The making of a scientist
Debates are a sign of divergent paths either in opinion or desires. It could be healthy or distasteful.
Healthy if those involved are freethinkers. Distasteful if those involved—to borrow a former top government official’s favorite line—”validate only each other’s whims and biases”.....full story
MIRDC rolls our four new machines that can process coconut husk-based products
The Metals Industry Research and Development Center’s R&D Division has successfully completed four machines designed to increase production and improve the quality of coco coir products.
The “Coco Husk Micro-Decorticator” can process 3,000 husks per day. It separates coco fiber or coir from coconut husk by....full story
RP's best school of physics
The University of the Philippines’ National Institute of Physics is considered the country’s center for advanced manpower training, research, and development in pure and applied physics. In many scales, it is building a reputation as a special academic unit in UP Diliman’s College of Science.....full story