Bicol pili industry receives boost from science, tech

The Pili Research and Development (R&D) Center under the Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continues to yield concrete results through science and technology interventions. This resulted in the improved production of Bicol’s “Tree of Hope.”  The Pili Research and Development (R&D) Center under the… Continue reading Bicol pili industry receives boost from science, tech

Bacteria from Mayon soil found with potential antibiotic, anticancer properties

From now on, Mt. Mayon will be known not only for its perfect cone shape and eruptive past but for its soils that host bacteria that has potential antibiotic and anticancer properties. Researchers from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) have identified a specific bacterial species from the soils of Mt. Mayon that… Continue reading Bacteria from Mayon soil found with potential antibiotic, anticancer properties