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An essential bioplastic appliance has been ‘put in the fridge’; ask its maker to make it available in the market now

Modern manufacturing techniques have made the environment-friendly bioplastic easier and more affordable to produce, prompting many more companies to lend their support to bioplastic production. But while many have become part of the Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance, the association of manufacturers and corporations that have pledged to support the use of bioplastics, recent reports show that …

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PH students have been doing well in this global science competition. Let’s keep the electric ball rolling

In 2013, a Philippine duo composed of Ateneo De Manila University students Alyssa Vintola and Lorenz Payonga won the global finals of Schneider Electric’s Go Green in the City competition in Paris, France, with their Oscillation Hump or “Oscillohump” project. Oscillohump was designed to harvest energy from road humps through electromagnetic induction. When vehicles encounter …

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4 alternative sites to hold the Philippine Independence Day celebrations

Looking at the world map, the Philippines sure doesn’t look much geographically. It looks tiny compared to the giants such as China, the United States, Brazil, or even to its neighboring fellow archipelago down south, Indonesia. But when you get down to the ground and drive the Philippine road network from Luzon to Visayas to Mindanao, then …

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