Journal articles with the International Publication Award (2018)

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NOVEMBER 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Specific fruit juices with specific composition must be subjected to unique process schedules

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Individual strains of Salmonella enterica have equal levels of vulnerability/resistance to UV-C treatment

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This study addresses the low bioavailability of Verapamil hydrochloride, a commonly prescribed drug for hypertension management

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Aggrieved workers who bring their suits to court are more likely to win compared to corporations

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Over the past ten years, traditional method use accounted for about a third of all contraceptive use in the Philippines

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The seeds of Atuna racemosam used as a condiment crop in Mindanao, cannot undergo long-term storage and conservation as living plants is suggested

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Reductive acid leaching and hydroxide precipitation is an effective in recovering manganese and iron from groundwater treatment sludge

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The stacking sequence of bilayer graphene and associated interlayer spacings was determined to reconcile the different values in existing literature

OCTOBER 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Selective internal radiation therapy leads to similar survival rates in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma as an expensive oral medication

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Activation energy is reduced when nickel, natural zeolite and coal bottom ash are introduced into the pyrolysis process of rice husk

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: It is necessary to reframe the relationship between the police and young drug users from hostility to trust

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Is the Coral Triangle indeed a center of intraspecific genetic diversity in the Indo-West Pacific region

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Results of diamondback moth genotyping in Cebu, Laguna and Benguet suggest the need to correct farmers’ practices that contribute to increased selection pressure from insecticide

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This is the most extensive research on Philippine entomopathogenic nematod composed of wide sampling coverage, molecular identification and bioefficacy assays

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This is the most extensive research on Philippine entomopathogenic nematod composed of wide sampling coverage, molecular identification and bioefficacy assays

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:Enokitake mushrooms can be used to produce multi-faceted carbon dots with applications in sensing

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW:Community-based resilience intervention significantly helped in the recovery of displaced survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

SEPTEMBER 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Which process is most energy intensive among the gold production paths in Benguet and Camarines Norte?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: There is an unexpected symbiosis in cone snails that will contribute to drug discovery

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Copper tungstate and nickel tungstate improve the performance of tungsten oxide in converting solar energy

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Genetic factors play a huge role in how amoebiasis affects the body

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The Philippines needs dementia services and a master plan for aging

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Benham Rise has vertical zonation of marine microbes with increasing biodiversity as one goes to deeper depths

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: Ang katagang “tribu” ay may panibago nang kahulugan at sumailalim na sa proseso ng reproduksyon

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: What is the potential of a tick antioxidant enzyme as anti-tick antigen?

AUGUST 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A new wireless sensor transport protocol that combines intermediate caching and congestion control can be used in forest wildfire detection and animal/wildlife tracking

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The total economic value derived by Filipinos from Philippine reef biodiversity amounts to roughly 4 billion US dollars per year

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Abaca viruses can still be detected during tissue culture, contrary to the idea that tissue cultured plants are always virus-free

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The combination of polarization measurement and laser scanning microscopy is a simple, effective technique to improve fluorescent nanoemitter for viewing small-scale objects

JULY 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Botanists from Taiwan and the Philippines found three unknown Begonia species in Luzon

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The study presents the largest, most representative phylogeny of Begonia published to date

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Cyanobacterial consortia from soil and rock samples of mining sites, a strawberry farm and a pristine forest in La Trinidad were isolated

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The white‐chested tinkerbird is not a distinct species but a distinct subspecies or an aberrant form of the yellow‐rumped tinkerbird

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This study assessed organisms found in a mining area for their potential as phytoremediators

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Spirulina microalgae can be used as biomass as it can be grown in non-arable lands and has faster growth rates with short cultivation cycle

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: What are the effects of potassium carbonate on the yield and properties of biocrude oil?

JUNE 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Copper sulfate and copper oxide particles embedded in filter paper provide antimicrobial properties

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: That isotopes can be segregated is the basic premise of using the Re-Os isotope system in understanding which events happened as a basin, such as the South China Sea, evolved and when these events happened

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Problems that hinder green projects can be viewed in terms of transaction costs which serve as barriers to policy

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Ash reduction in wastewater algae biomass using dilute formic acid solution doubled biocrude oil yield and energy recovery

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: One strategy for establishing the unity thesis is to formulate and interpret the principle of non-contradiction not as a logical principle but as a metaphysical principle

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The availability of zone-specific data is important in a detailed assessment of business-as-usual methane emissions in rice production as well as of possible mitigation potentials

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Lead was removed from wastewater using low-cost activated carbon composite from the local lumbang tree

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Agricultural wastes such as coconut shells were converted to biocharcoal using a simple and low-cost method that can be adapted globally

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Caregivers can safely carry out physical therapy home programs but little research has been done on the effectiveness of caregiver-provided programs for children with motor delay

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: During the northeast monsoon season, pollution emissions from northern East Asia reach the northern part of the Philippines

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Quick termination and seedling vigor are important traits for direct-seeded rice in rainfed lowlands

MAY 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Samar ophiolites and those exposed in Leyte show strong differences in their petrological and geochemical features

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Spiking neural P systems are computationally universal as number generators and acceptors for both schedule types under a normal form

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Chitosan-based nanocomposite coatings delay the ripening of ‘Sinta’ papaya fruits

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A consumption-based guaranteed minimum billing demand rating scheme is essential if the adoption of more efficient devices and energy-saving measures is to actually lower electricity bill in UP Diliman

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Are we able to ensure the health and safety of our farmers?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: In the delayed intraguild predation model, a linear harvesting term is incorporated into each of the three species

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: What are the effects of the difference in gestation periods of predator populations on the local dynamics of symmetric equilibria?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This study reports the complete complementary DNA (cDNA) sequences of three genes for three isoforms of the coconut oleosin

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The microalgae genus Desmodesmus sp. (I-AU1) can be used for biodiesel production

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The paper establishes the relationships between the subspace U spanned by the Householder vectors of an orthogonal or a symplectic matrix Q, the image Im(Q-I) of Q-I, and the Jordan structure of Q

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: What age and ear canal size are associated with a significantly higher likelihood of earwax problems in Down Syndrome?

APRIL 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: It is possible that viral infection, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases converge at a similar pathway through the endoplasmic reticulum

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Identification of more resistance germplasm containing novel multiple resistance genes at or tightly linked to the rice Pi2/9 locus would promote breeding of resistance rice cultivars

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Referral to specialist physiotherapists is feasible and a viable option particularly for people with whiplash injury who are demonstrating poor/slow recovery

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Active case finding control should be given more emphasis as a control intervention to combat the transmission of TB in the Philippines

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Active case finding control should be given more emphasis as a control intervention to combat the transmission of TB in the Philippines

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The behavior of solutions of the following nonlinear difference equations xn+1 = q/(p+xnν) and yn+1 = q/(p+ynν), is studied for real nonzero initial conditions x0 and y0, nonzero real parameters p,q and a natural number ν

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Net height affects the amount and size of blue swimming crabs (alimasag) that can be caught

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to show that he can build and strengthen institutions

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The study aims to find carbohydrate-active enzymes from endophytic fungi that can be upscaled and recombinantly expressed for industrial purposes

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Sulfur was removed from diesel fuel through oxidation of sulfur compounds and adsorption of oxidized sulfur onto commercial adsorbents

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: The relevance of ASEAN centrality to the regional security situation of East Asia and the broader Asia Pacific region is diminishing

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Teachers recognize the advantages of classroom-based research in the improvement of instructional capacities through collaboration, sustainability, trust and commitment

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: In studying the Tinguians, Isabelo F. de los Reyes would find learning about the indigenous people a self-reflection which not only criticizes his subjects but also himself

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Deaths and catastrophes during childbirth can be prevented if pregnant women even without any abnormal signs and symptoms undergo handheld ultrasound as early as the 5th month of pregnancy

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Oils extracted from yellow ginger and lantana can be used as botanical insecticides to manage cutworm infestation in leafy vegetables

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The capacity of isolated bacteria to degrade oil through microcosm studies containing marine sediment and seawater was tested

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Uneaten feeds in fish farms change the bacteria that dwell in areas from bacteria with oxygen into “anaerobes” or bacteria without oxygen

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: NSIC Rc 418, which has intermediate reaction to common diseases such as rice blast, bacterial leaf blight and sheath blight, is the latest rainfed lowland rice variety developed for dry-seeding

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The qualitative behavior of solutions of some systems of non-linear difference equations was studied

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The diversity patterns of trees, herbs and epiphytes in two anthropogenically created habitats in active limestone quarries emphasize the importance of understanding forest recovery dynamics in disturbed ecosystems

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: How are fruit bats distributed vertically and among the different landscapes of a primary lowland forest in Palanan, Isabela?

MARCH 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The degradation of radiation grafted anion exchange membrane is not only due to the removal of the functional head group but also to the loss of the benzyl group

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Transnational mobilities are negotiated in the lives of suburban residents

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Whether as first time visitors, repeat visitors or local residents, people generally value urban forests for leisure

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Eleusine indica leaves can be a new source of anti-hypertension drugs

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS: Transformative learning is the key to embedding organizational identity in culture through a deep and conviction-based understanding and assimilation of identity

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Cutting drill cores and using slabs for texture analysis provides more intact textural features of the ore both at micro and mesoscale

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: The Philippine judiciary has lately taken upon itself the task of enforcing environmental laws, a duty ordinarily associated with the executive branch

FEBRUARY 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Calcium phosphate salts were recovered as brushite with the help of a novel fluidized-bed homogeneous crystallization process

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS: Decreasing marginal impatience can be consistent with both a negative and positive long-run inflation-growth nexus

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS: Organizational commitment has a huge impact on organizational citizenship behavior in employees

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: How is the Philippines represented in the Hollywood giant monster films Pacific Rim and Godzilla?

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: The metrical romance on the life of the folk hero Juan Tamad contains complex opposing viewpoints and dispositions concerning colonialism

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Did leopards become extinct in Sumatra because of competition for prey?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A cache-aware approach can improve the performance of a transport protocol during high levels of packet losses in the network

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Small aromatic compounds from mabolo are promising motifs for biopesticides

JANUARY 2018

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS: If the earth were to become a city, or a city cover the earth, what would it be like?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Roughly seven percent of student respondents from Metro Manila admit to having a drinking problem

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Mediocre irrigation service and overall system performance of national irrigation systems result from inconsistency in the system designs, lack of or poorly performing flow control structures, drought-vulnerable main water diversion structures and tropical cyclone-related damages

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The farmer damselfish is versatile in its choice of cultivation substrate and is able to maintain turf algae on giant clam shell

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS: For the handline tuna industry, the higher prices associated with capturing the mature tuna alone encourage sustainable practices

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The Web-GIS tool developed by the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (Project NOAH) can be replicated in countries that have a proactive approach to address the impact of natural hazards but lack sufficient funds

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Dissection and extreme erosion of the Philippine Mobile Belt is interpreted to have occurred during the Middle to Late Miocene period due to the thickness of Klondyke sandstones (3000 m) in Baguio

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A study of ophiolites in the Philippines suggests the possible existence of an extinct crust called the proto-Philippine Sea Plate

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Adakite formation may not always be controlled by processes previously proposed such as magmatism involving a young hot slab or a thickened crust

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Pyrodinium bahamense, a phytoplankton that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning, can be a bioindicator of heavy metal pollution

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Biomimetic polymers inspired from naturally occurring polymers can be used to generate materials with interesting properties

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Two new mite species belonging to the superfamily Trizetoidea were discovered, namely, Eurhynchoribates nuevavizcayaensis Ermilov & Corpuz-Raros of the family Rhynchoribatidae, and Suctobelbila trifasciata Ermilov and Corpuz-Raros of the family Suctobelbidae

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A new method called Mutual Kernel Matrix Completion algorithm which tackles the problem of mutually inferring the missing entries of multiple kernel matrices by combining the notions of data fusion and kernel matrix completion is applied on biological data sets

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This paper presents the first record of polyctenid bugs in Southern Luzon, collected from Lesser false vampire bat (Megaderma spasma) in Batan Island, Albay

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Eight species of oribatid mites and the family Licnodamaeidae are recorded in the Philippines for the first time while three species and the genus Hexachaetoniella are recorded in the Oriental region for the first time

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This study aims to illustrate the contribution of the function of dopamine, a neurotransmitter found in the striatum in th brain, in X-linked Dystonia Parkinsonism

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The presence of TEM and CTX-M genes even in non-extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing E. coli suggests that detection of ESBL associated genes may be missed using the conventional phenotypic approach

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The older Daram Formation in Samar has more sediments belonging to the upper section of the Samar Ophiolite while the younger Catbalogan Formation has a higher percentage of the lower sections of the ophiolite

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: This study investigated how a virus, specifically the Langat virus related to tick-borne encephalitis, is maintained within the H. longicornis tick after introduction by anal pore microinjection

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS: The paper recommends three legislative reforms to remedy the lack of legal protection of contractor’s employees from economic dismissals and erosion of decent working conditions

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Of the 10 species of foliose Philippine Bangiales that appeared in the literature, only two names were confirmed– Pyropia acanthophora and Pyropia tanegashimensis–while four species need to be re-evaluated–Porphyra atropurpurea, Porphyra marcosii, Pyropia denticulata and Pyropia suborbiculata

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Full, empirical and completed research studies made by Filipino speech language pathologists in the country from 1978 to 2015 were gathered for the first time

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Can overcharging occur in higher-dimensional black holes?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The cancellation technique which is known as the method of differences is employed to establish analytically the closed-form solutions of some systems of nonlinear difference equation

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Why are tree species and trees abundant in tropical forests?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The hardening of Pullman type white breads with 10% and 20% Yudane dough decreased with higher storage temperature