Posts made in March, 2013

Who is the Filipino? Genome expert asks

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Who is the Filipino? Genome expert asks

                Who is the Filipino? Genome expert asks By Tarra Quismundo Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:21 am | February 18th, 2013 (Image courtesy of thefilam.net) It is a question that has been asked for generations: “Who is the Filipino?” A Filipino-American scientist and global genomics expert believes the answer is in every one of us, literally. Michael Purugganan, a world authority on the molecular study of the origin, evolution and characteristics...

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Personalized drug dosage is BPI-DOST’s Project of the Year

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Personalized drug dosage is BPI-DOST’s Project of the Year

              Personalized drug dosage is BPI-DOST’s Project of the Year By Jovan Cerda (philstar.com) | January 24, 2013 Winners of the recently concluded BPI-DOST Best Project of the Year Award—Ateneo’s Napoleon Salvador Antonio (3rd placer), UPD’s Jann Adriel Sy (1st placer), and UST’s Jose Paolo Aguilar (2nd placer)—pose with BPI Foundation, Inc. President Aurelio Montinola, III (left) and Senior Vice President Randy Maranan (right). (DOST SEI)...

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What we should know about stem cell treatment in the PH

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What we should know about stem cell treatment in the PH

            What we should know about stem cell treatment in the PH By Totel V. de Jesus INQUIRER.net [January 30th, 2013]   Doctor-lawyer Samuel Bernal, an expert in regenerative medicine, believes in the true worth of the Filipinos. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)                 MANILA, Philippines—In recent years, it’s common to hear beauty doctors in the Philippines offering stem cell therapy as if a new-found medical fountain...

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The State of Play: Genetically Modified Rice

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The State of Play: Genetically Modified Rice

                  The state of play: genetically modified rice Written by  Adam Barclay and Sophie Clayton (Images courtesy of IRRI) People often argue passionately for or against genetically modified (GM) crops. Rice Today’s aim here is not to take sides in a debate that has often generated more heat than light, but rather to look at the facts—what is actually happening in relation to GM rice with a separate focus on work underway at the...

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World Biotechnology Congress 2013

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              World Biotechnology Congress 2013 June 3 – 6, 2013, Boston, USA This unique international conference provides a platform for researchers and decision makers in biotechnology to present their latest findings and learn about all the important developments in biotechnology. Many Nobel Laureates and world’s renowned experts will participate in the conference. The conference will cover the translational nature of biotechnological...

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