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Globe Telecom addresses RFID interference case in Makati

MANILA, Dec. 11 (PNA) — Globe Telecom has re-calibrated the high-power radio frequency identification (RFID) system in several posh subdivisions in Makati, effectively minimizing its adverse effect on the company’s…

Ancient fresh water lake found on Mars

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (PNA/Xinhua) — Researchers said on Monday they have found evidence that there was once an ancient fresh water lake on Mars that may have been able to…

DOST-ICTO to showcase latest programs on iGovPhil project

MANILA, Dec 9 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology’s Information and Communication Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) will present its year-end report on its Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) Project and…

Chino Roque to be the first Filipino astronaut

MANILA, Dec. 6 (PNA) — After more than three days of grueling AXE Apollo Space Academy (AASA) tests at the AASA Space Camp, Crossfit trainer Chino Roque was declared the…

New technique may help predict cancer patient survival: study

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (PNA/Xinhua) — U.S. researchers said Wednesday they have found a potential way to predict survival in ovarian cancer patients by counting the number of tumor-attacking immune cells…

Phivolcs installs tsunami warning system in Sarangani town

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Dec. 4 (PNA) — In a bid to enhance the area’s preparedness against possible earthquake-related disasters, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has installed a…

U.S. SpaceX launches first commercial satellite

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — A SpaceX rocket carrying the U.S. space company’s first commercial satellite blasted off from Florida on Tuesday in a mission that will usher in a…

Signs of water found on 5 distant planets: NASA

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (PNA/Xinhua) — Faint signatures of water have been spotted in the atmospheres of five distant planets, U.S. space agency NASA said Tuesday. The planets are not the…

DOST supports growth of electronics industry through its product development center

MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has initiated the construction of an Electronics Product Development Center (EPDC) which would allow companies or schools to…

New research suggests aluminum can be more valuable than gold, silver

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 (PNA/Xinhua) — Humble aluminum’s plasmonic properties may make it far more valuable than gold and silver for certain applications, reckons a new research done by scientists with…

Pakistan can benefit from UAE initiative for generating electricity from solar, wind energy

ABUDHABI, Dec. 1 (PNA/APP) — United Arab Emirates’ investment of US$ 15 billion on its Masdar initiative for finding renewable sources of power have succeeded in generating 850MW of solar…

Davao Light launches power interruption info text service

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 2 (PNA) –- To improve the level of service in terms of responding to any power interruption related concerns, the Davao Light and Power Company launched its…

Mission Control hopes to explain Progress M-21M manual docking to ISS

MOSCOW, Nov. 30 (PNA/Itar-Tass) — Reasons why the last phase of docking the cargo spacecraft Progress M-21M to the international space station ISS had to be controlled manually will be…

Web tool to help farmers raise rice yield, income

SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ,Nueva Ecija, Nov. 28 (PNA)–A web tool that could help farmers boost their rice productivity was launched Wednesday, according to an official from Philippine Rice Research Institute…

3 MMSU scientific research papers cited in national forum

BATAC CITY, Nov. 28, 2013 (PNA) – The research and development program of Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) won another national award when three of its scientific research papers were…