Ms. Teofila O. Zulaybar presenting the results of her research on actinomycetes.
International scientific conference in mid-2017 gets nod from DOST. Officials from the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), together with representatives from the Science Council of Japan (SCJ), paid courtesy visit to Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Prof. Fortunato T. de la Peña (6th, R) last 7 December 2016, shortly after a series of meetings for the 17th Conference of the Science Council of Asia (SCA) in 14-16 June 2017 in Manila.
Levels of “potentially harmful” chemicals called haloacetic acids in tap water can now be measured thanks to a funded study by the National Research Council of the Philippines. (Photo by Val A. Zabala, S&T Media Service, DOST-NRCP)
A species of Philippine forest spider. (Photo Source: Philippine Arachnophiles)
Results of the recently completed study supported by the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) point to illegal spider trade – both foreign and domestic – as the main threat to the diversity and conservation of the spider species in the Philippines.