4TH Qth [October to December 2006]


From the Editor

Competitive Intelligence

What's New

Science, energy sectors kickstart integrated plan for biofuels

P9.9M project to raise coco coir livelihood in rural areas

Hope shimmers for bamboo growing villages with new kiln

Double sley handloom machine

Special Reports

GBS: Out of sight, outrageous infant killer

Tropical and Sub-Tropical Fruits: Globalization, Trend, and Networking for Research and

Development in Asia

Feature News

Lety's Buko Pie wins international quality award

Patent efforts in RP still inadequate

Old issues weigh down RP heat treatment industry


Balik Scientist Johnny Abilay

Retired and inspired

Dr. Nuna Alamanzor
ITDI's plain-talking and first woman director

Dr. Lourdes Cruz joins elite Nastional Scientist List

S&T Community

Exotic balut gourmet

Online test, analysis, and calibration information

Muntinlupa's big waste management break

Interactive learning modules for Science and Math

Disaster risk mitigation in the Philippines

Earthquake drills


DOST IV boosts productivity of regional SMEs, industries

Seakid is a big business treat

Warm start for iced tea

How Murasarap Foods cooked up its way to success

Health, Food, and Nutrition

Filipino kids' height and weight improve, but they are growing obese

Sunog-baga, nangungunang dahilan ng kanser sa Pilipinas

Praktikal at masustansiyang baon para sa mga bata

New in Photo

Guimaras Revisited
A look at Guimaras after the August oil spill