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IE Week 2021: Focusing on flexibility and adaptability through the online setup

The Industrial Management Engineering Society (IMES) proudly presents IE Week 2021, a week-long culminating event celebrating the students and staff involved in the field. From July 26 to 30, the IMES hopes to unite the industrial engineering community and highlight the different facets of being an industrial engineer.  Project heads Mika Arriola and Rein Gonzales…

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Unwise antibiotic use drives the need to manage medication

Antibiotic use has been formed by decades of success in improving medical care through the treatment of bacterial infections and controlling the transmission of disease. While the discovery of antibacterial agents has transformed modern medicine, our reliance on them has led to the inevitable evolution of bacteria, bringing greater threats to public health. Despite their…

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Open wide! Are vegan diets viable for children?

Veganism and vegetarianism are popular dietary choices that have been gaining popularity over the last decade. The rationale behind many of these choices ranges from activism—for animal and environmental rights—to health, religion, or culture. Because of the increasing number of adults going vegan over the past decade, the plausibility of passing down this diet to…

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LSCS holds ninth DLSU Technology Summit online

The La Salle Computer Society successfully carried out DLSU Technology Summit 2021, the ninth iteration of its flagship event, last June 26 and July 3. With the theme “Uncovering Potential within Reach”, various experts in the field of interactive entertainment, digital art, blockchain, and start-up technology businesses lent their expertise by engaging in a series…

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The case for laboratory-engineered meat

In humanity’s efforts for survival, our ancestors have identified natural resources available for human consumption. However, the finite quality of these resources has pushed scientists to explore sustainable substitutes, one example being laboratory-grown meat.  Scientific developments have made it possible to innovate processes by which animals could be spared from consumption. Tissue engineering closes the…

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PRESS RELEASE: Calling All Tech Lovers—De La Salle University’s Technology Summit 2021 Day 2 Returns this July 3

Want to know more about 3D modelling, game development, cryptocurrency, and other big tech trends? Technology Summit has you covered with online seminars that are free of charge. Technology Summit is returning for its 9th year this June 26 and July 3. The two-day expo will host online seminars covering numerous educational topics, from artificial…

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Unraveling millennia of human migration to the Philippines

With its abundance of shorelines, the Philippine archipelago has long been theorized to have been traversed by early humans through land bridges or early seacraft such as the balanghai. This theory, known as Wave Migration, was first proposed by American anthropologist H. Otley Beyer but was later discredited due to a lack of archaeological evidence.…

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The hows of hand hygiene

Every May fifth, the World Health Organization (WHO) conducts the Clean Your Hands campaign, calling for the observance of correct hand hygiene practices and better accessibility to relevant facilities and resources. In 2020 and 2021, the campaign was conducted in the context of a global health crisis, with a reiteration of approved techniques in hand…

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Unveiling hidden narratives of locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases

Over the past year, several stories of COVID-19 patients going in and out of the hospital—or never going out at all—have been featured by the press. Mainstream media, the primary source of information for many, is left to report on these cases based on published research and medical findings. Most reports, however, focus solely on…

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Innovating AI with ECG’s Start Up Tech Summit 2021

On May 7, the Engineering College Government (ECG) launched a webinar-workshop series and pitching competition called Start Up: Rediscovering Innovations Tech Summit.  Opened by College President Madeline Tee, the summit culminated on May 21 as four finalist teams with representatives from De La Salle University, Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU), and the University of the…