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UPLB features products, delivers talks at BAR's 25th anniv exhibition

Not even the non-stop monsoon rains all over Luzon deterred the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and other participants of the 8th Agricultural and Fisheries Technology Forum and Product Exhibition in showcasing their respective products and technology breakthroughs at the SM MegaTrade Halls 1 and 2 at Mandaluyong City from August 9 to 12.

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UPLB piques up interest in NANOTECH at the 2012 NSTW

Nano-what? A high school student jokingly asked us after looking at the greyscale pictures captured by powerful microscopes.

Aside from students, some professors and researchers from other universities, and businessmen and industry players as well were a bit awed by the word written in the posters displayed in our “nanotechnology”-focused exhibit.

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BIOTECH wins NICE Likha Award

UPLB BIOTECH’s entry “Microbial Rennet for Cheese Making” won First Place in the Outstanding Creative Research (Likha Award) category of the 2012 National Invention Contest and Exhibits (NICE). Dr. Susana Mercado, the sole inventor of this technology, took home a glass plaque and a P50,000 cash prize during the awarding ceremonies held last July 14, 2012 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

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PHILVOCS' Solidum lectures on earthquake awareness

In celebration of the Ecology Awareness Week, the Environmental Biology Division of the Institute of Biological Sciences held a seminar on “Earthquake Hazards and Risks in Metro Manila and Nearby Provinces” last July 23, 2012; with no less than Dr. Renato U. Solidum, Jr., Director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) lecturing.

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