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Microsoft band unveiled months ahead of the apple watch release

MOSCOW, Oct. 30 (PNA/RIA Novosti) — Microsoft’s first attempt to break into the smartwatch market will launch today, a full 6 months ahead of the Apple Watch, with the release…

Australian institute develops new software tool for scientific researches

CANBERRA, Oct. 29 (PNA/Xinhua) — New software which offers scientists and researchers an easy way to analyze, model and visualize scientific datasets has been released by the Commonwealth Scientific and…

Science diplomacy: DOST and US governments discuss ongoing and future cooperation

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — United States Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg and Director Jennifer Haskell of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Science and Technology Cooperation represented the U.S. in…

Google, Oxford University team up on artificial intelligence

LONDON, Oct. 24 (PNA/PTI) — Technology giant Google is teaming up with Oxford University to advance research on artificial intelligence to ultimately enable machines to better understand human users. The…

Aussie surgeons transplant ‘dead’ heart

SYDNEY, Oct. 24 (PNA/Xinhua) — Australian surgeons said on Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a “dead” heart beat again and successfully use it in a…

Scientists develop new technique of orbiter defense from space debris

DUBLIN, Oct. 21 (PNA/TASS) — A new computer model that will help the scientists to increase orbiter defense from clashing with space junk has been developed in Ireland. The researchers…

PhilRice to adopt drone technology for data research

By Magtanggol C. Villar SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija, Oct. 21 (PNA)–The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) will conduct training program on drone technology which is seen to help…

Experts call for public support on commercialization of Bt Egglant

By Jade D. Miguel LOS BANOS, Laguna, Oct. 21 (PNA) — Experts from various science and technology centers in the country have called for support on the commercialization of Bt…

Academician says PHL can compete with other countries in terms of genetic engineering

By Jade D. Miguel LOS BANOS, Laguna, Oct. 21 (PNA) — What our country only needs are smart minds, said Dr. Emil Javier, an academician from the National Academy of…

Australian physicists build reversible laser tractor beam

CANBERRA, Oct. 20 (PNA/Xinhua) — Laser physicists in Australia have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the…

PAGASA builds Doppler radar station in Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 10 (PNA) — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is set to complete the construction of its Doppler Radar Station in this city in…

CLSU successfully conducts first molecular inventory of Lapu-lapu (Grouper)

MANILA, Oct. 10 (PNA) — The Central Luzon State University (CLSU) has successfully conducted the first molecular inventory of different species of commercially important Lapu-lapu through a research project with…

3 scientists share 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 8 (PNA/Xinhua) — Americans Eric Betzig, William E. Moerner, and German scientist Stefan W. Hell won this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences…

2 Japanese, American awarded Nobel Prize for inventing blue LED

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 8 (PNA/Kyodo) — Two Japanese physicists — Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano — and Japanese-born American Shuji Nakamura were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 on Tuesday…

Science and Technology in Society forum opens in Japan

KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 5 (PNA/TASS) — The eleventh annual meeting of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) international forum opened in Kyoto on Sunday. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…