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Vol. XXVI, 4th Quarter
October – December 2008

From the Editor

Technology Transfer

What's New?

PAGASA-Smart link up for quick weather via SMS
Clay can curb red tide

What's Cool?

DOST scholar finds new source of coherent light
PCIERD raised to Outstanding Accounting Office Hall of Fame
215 students get DOST YES awards
RP elemetary students bag silver in World Robot Olympiad


Engineering and design competition for students launched
Experience-based learning for PSTDs and ARDs
Educators outline first RP science and math education framework
PCIERD to continue focus on alternative energy, food in 2009
National Innovation Summit marks first anniversary

Tech Fairs

Northern Luzon, Visayas clusters S&T fairs held

Biotech News

DOST, DA lead National Biotechnology Week
PCAMRD, PCHRD hold forum on biotechnology-based health services
The Colors of biotechnology
DNA forensics training for lawmen

Feature Stories

Outstanding inventions in 2008
Boosting Filipinnovation
Frequently asked questions (on Technology Transfer Bill)
DOST's Balik Scientist Program
Fem's functional foods
Mang Kepweng's medical gift
Iron fortified rice and veggie noodles


Banana chipper helps smallholder processors
PCARRD holds technology foresight workshop
Cavite State University develops new coffee varieties
Best method to grow bamban
Global warming affects crops

News in photos