July to September 2006
Science-based management of MT Solar 1 oil spill
THE MONSTROUS oil spill caused by the sinking of MT Solar 1 over the waters off Guimaras island last August 11 raised wide national and international concerns on its immediate and long-term harm to the environment and health risks to the people.......full story
New fish-smoking machine
A new portable “micro” fish-smoking machine passed tests and can produce export quality smoked fish using agricultural wastes as fuel such as bagasse, wood shavings, and charcoal.
Dense smoke from such fuels produces distinctive aroma and pleasing brown color to smoked fish.....full story
Philippine Journal of Science: Centennial tradition of excellence in research publication
Brittle and parched with age, a decrepit copy of the maiden issue of the Philippine Journal of Science (PJS) bears the signs of its arduous hundred-year journey from a pioneering scientific publication to its present distinguished status as the country’s premier science.....full story