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Vol. XXV, 4th Quarter
October–December 2007

From the Editor

RP's 1st National Innovation Summit

What's Hot?

Pinoy shine in computer implemented invention
DOST Sec. Alabastro receives QC Gawad Parangal

What's New?

Paper mill sludge for stronger, cheaper roads


Effort to srengthen science and math education in the country intensifies
PCIERD mounts Search for Best Industry and Energy R&D Consortium
PCIERD’s 7th Industry and Energy R&D Competitions
PCIERD is Outstanding Accounting Office again
Sustainable environment R&D high on NRCP list

Special Report

Rising star, fresh voice


National Innovation Strategy (A speech by Sec. Estrella Alabastro)
EFA dons a naturally-dyed dress
Coconuts Pink
Wanted: RP’s own earth-observing satellite
A glance at STII Library

Health, Food & Nutrition

Eat right, lose weight
Make Darag Chicken meat a healthy dining habit
Kahirapan apektado ang kalusugan ng kabataan
IP Philippines, Science journalists’ group forge ties to raise IPR awareness

Enviro News

Samar town’s abandoned mines show high pollutants

Agri News

Bees in Bicol region reinventoried
Carbonized rice hull conditions soil, improves yield
Ilocano farmers to benefit from improved mungbean lines