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EU funds project to help brain deal with big data

BRUSSELS, Aug 12 (PNA/Xinhua) — European researchers are developing an interactive system which can help brain deal with increasingly big and complex datasets, according to a press release issued by…

U.S. scientists create functional 3D brain-like tissue

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (PNA/Xinhua) — U.S. researchers said Monday they have created a three-dimensional brain-like tissue that functions like and has structural features similar to tissue in the rat brain…

President Aquino confers Order of National Scientist on four academicians

MANILA, Aug. 12 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday conferred the Order of National Scientist on four academicians during a ceremony in Malacañang Palace. The President gave…

Gov’t aims to increase Engineering, Sci-Tech grads through scholarship grants

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PNA) — Government agencies such as the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have pushed for the target increase of Engineering…

Interplanetary comet-chasing probe to enter flight path of Comet 67P

PARIS, Aug. 6 (PNA/ITAR-TASS) — The Rosetta automatic interplanetary comet-chasing probe of the European Space Agency (ESA) is due to enter the orbit of Comet 67P (Churyumov-Gerasimenko) on Wednesday after…

U.S. Mars rover Opportunity sets off-world driving record — NASA

WASHINGTON, July 29 (PNA/Xinhua) — U.S. space agency NASA said Monday that its Opportunity rover, working on Mars since January 2004, passed 25 miles (40 kilometers) of total driving Sunday,…

NOAH’s-Dream Lidar Project vital to save lives of Filipino people

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, July 28 (PNA) — The Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards’s (NOAH’s) Dream Lidar project will pinpoint flood prone areas, saving many lives in turn, said…

DOST facility to propel local electronics industry

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) –A state-of-the-art Electronics Product Development Center (EPDC) will soon be established in the country to power up the local electronics industry and propel it to global…

Fossils of rhinoceros, artifacts found in Kalinga’s upland town

By Villamor Visaya Jr TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 24 (PNA)-Local officials are upbeat on the tourism prospects in the province as National Museum scientists, archaeologists and researchers have recently found…

DOST, NAST recognize 2014 outstanding Filipino scientists, engineers, innovators

By Jade D. Miguel MANILA, July 24 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) on Thursday awarded…

DOST needs more scientists, supercomputers to further upgrade Project NOAH

By Juzel Danganan and Juan Paulo Gutierrez MANILA, July 22 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) needs more scientists and enhanced technology to further upgrade Project NOAH…

U.S. scientists urge curbs on creating dangerous pathogens in labs

WASHINGTON, July 16 (PNA/Xinhua) — A group of prominent scientists have called for limits to lab experiments that could create dangerous pathogens such as the highly pathogenic strains of flu,…

Genetic similarities found among friends

WASHINGTON, July 15 (PNA/Xinhua) — Friends who are not biologically related still tend to resemble each other when it comes to genetics, revealed a U.S. study published Monday that proved…

Phivolcs to install tsunami detection system in Guiuan

TACLOBAN CITY, July 14 (PNA) — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) will complete the installation of tsunami detection system in Guiuan, Eastern Samar after it was derailed…

DOST developing own wind turbine generator

MANILA, July 13 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is developing a Filipino wind turbine generator in Looc, Occidental Mindoro to match the country’s technological need to…