Friday, May 26, 2017

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Protect Philippines’ ‘megadiversity,’ Thomasians urged

A SPOKESMAN from a local nature conservation group called on the youth to be "champions of biodiversity." "There are a lot of things you can...

Incident command system intensifies earthquake drills

IN THE last three years, drills in the University were not simply gauged on how fast the building was cleared of occupants. With the...

The ecology of the disputed areas in the West PH SeaWhat’s down there?

TENSIONS are still high as the issue on the highly-disputed territories of the West Philippine Sea are still under debate. With the Philippines having...

UST researcher aims to develop medicine from pandan

Sept. 24 2016, 2:18 p.m. - AFTER receiving a prestigious award for her study on the medicinal use of pandan leaves, the University's vice rector for research and innovation seeks to develop pharmaceutical products out of the plant.

Nonato was given the Gregorio Y. Zara Award for Basic Science Research last Sept. 23 in a joint symposium by the Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology and the Asian Heads of Research Councils.

Her study focused on the different structures of alkaloids, a common chemical compound used for pharmaceuticals, in the pandan plant.

Halamang gamot, kontra suliraning medikal, ekonomiko

Mula sa maliliit na sugat at paso hanggang sa malulubhang karamdaman, maaaring magpagaling ng maraming sakit ang mga tradisiyonal na halamang gamot. Buhat pa noong...

Panganib sa kalusugan dulot ng nagbabagong klima

PANGKARANIWAN na para sa mga Tomasino ang biglaang pagbaha sa Espanya at mataas na sikat ng araw subalit hindi normal ang lumalalang pabago-bagong klima...

Does Pokémon GO abet mobile game addiction?

WHAT STARTED as video game designer Satoshi Tajiri’s fascination for insect-collecting in 1995 is now the second-most popular video game franchise worldwide, next to...

Module seeks to foster ‘environmental literacy’

AN INCREASING number of students are having difficulty appreciating and studying nature, according to a UST research on “environmental literacy.” This phenomenon was first described...

Book combines food technology, culture, Filipino cuisine

A BOOK can finally help mothers to waive the apron and turn their usual Filipino recipes into something extraordinary. Richmond Ejanda’s “Kuisina Gastronomika” showcases food...

Science college theses discover new plants, tackle gender, ageing issues

A NEW look at transgenders and women in jail, public health research, and innovations in scientific fields were the subjects of some of the...

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