Philippine science department pours in P5M to study lesser-used bamboo species

How many kinds of bamboo do you know? Did you know that there are more than 1,500 bamboo species in the world, and many of these are found in the Philippines? Of the ones growing here, however, only a handful are popular and used commercially. To optimize the country’s rich bamboo resources, the Department of …

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Porsche leads funding round to develop more energy-dense batteries for longer-range EVs

Porsche is forging ahead with its drive to develop and manufacture high-performance battery cells. The sports car manufacturer is acquiring shares in the US company Group14 Technologies, a producer of advanced silicon-carbon technology for lithium-ion batteries. As lead investor, Porsche is raising $100 million and leading a Series C funding round in which several companies …

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Philippines’ National Animal Rights Day 2022 mourns, honors billions of animals who die at the hands of humans every year

Solemnity. Peace. Quiet. These were what enveloped participants and animal rights activists as they commemorated National Animal Rights Day (NARD) in Manila, Philippines on June 5, 2022. NARD has been observed in a growing number of countries every first Sunday of June, lending a voice to all animals and raising awareness for their rights. NARD …

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The latest news and updates in the vegan and plant-based world (May 2022)

Here’s what’s been happening for the vegan and plant-based advocacies around the world last May. All features have been sourced from vegnews.com and plantbasednews.org. Visit their sites for the full stories, and to be updated on more news that’ll bring us to an even better world. Shaq ditching beef As reported in vegnews.com last May 2, NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal …

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Government’s Science for Change program supports Visayas businesses with over P2.6B in grants, loans

The kick-off of the Department of Science and Technology’s Science for Change Program (S4CP) in Bacolod City in Negros Occidental last May 5 revealed that the department has been funding the agricultural, pharmaceutical, herbal supplement manufacturing, and regional science communities in the Visayas region. The event, titled “Science for Change is Science for the People,” …

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DOST-BIST funds startup to produce sustainable packaging materials

The Philippines takes another step towards the long transition to environmental sustainability by funding a local technology startup. During the Department of Science and Technology-Business Innovation through S&T for Industry Program symposium held April 25, titled “Harnessing Practical R&D for Enterprises”, four local companies were featured working on notable research and development (R&D) industrial projects. …

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Evida opens PH to 30 cutting-edge transport innovations

The Philippines has legislated the electrification of its transport industry. With the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act (Evida) officially becoming Republic Act 11697, its expansive scope opens up a whole new world of opportunities for the country and its transport and automotive sectors. It makes it more possible for mainstream Philippine society to experience cutting-edge …

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Drew Barrymore’s meatless journey leads to her becoming Quorn’s ‘chief mom officer’

Some time ago, Plant Based News reported that Cardi B, one of the world’s biggest entertainers with more than 20 million Twitter followers, said: “I want to go vegan.” The problem? “I love meat,” the rapper said. Plant Based News continued: “Through various posts, the musician explained that stomach and digestive problems were causing her …

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