The Law of Attraction: Positive Thinking and Level of Gratitude towards Happiness

Authors: Albert C. Albina

Volume: 22 Issue 1, Category: Social Science

Persons with positive thoughts and grateful minds create a happy disposition which further contributes to creating an emotionally and mentally healthy society. This study aims to establish the philosophy of the Law of Attraction which harnesses positive thinking and gratitude… More
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Fishing as a Livelihood and Conservation Initiatives: Issues Confronting Pulangi Lake, Mindanao, Philippines

Authors: Raquelyn Jumawan-Dadang

Volume: 22 Issue 1, Category: Social Science

Sound practices should have to be observed as humanity relates to their environment. Thus, this study on fishing as a livelihood and initiatives of conservation among the fishing communities of Pulangi Lake was conducted. It used a triangulation method of… More
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Crystallinity of Hydroxyapatite Powders from Acid Washed and Thermally-Treated Tilapia Bones

Authors: Bienvenido M. Butanas

Volume: 21 Issue 1, Category: Natural Science

This paper presents the production of quality hydroxyapatite (HAp) powders from tilapia bones using thermal treatment. Hydroxyapatite was successfully synthesized by calcination of 0.5M HCl pre-treated tilapia bones. Powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) revealed the nano-crystalline hexagonal structure of HAp powders.… More
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Suppression of Bacterial Leaf Blight (Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae) using Local Isolates of Rhizobacterial Antagonists

Authors: Fedencio V. Paslon, Revelieta B. Alovera, Carolina D. Amper, Myrna G. Ballentes

Volume: 21 Issue 1, Category: Natural Science

Local isolates of rhizobacteria associated with rice rhizosphere were evaluated against Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) both in vitro and in vivo conditions. Twenty-three rhizobacteria were isolated from the rice-growing provinces of Caraga Region, Philippines, and their antagonistic activity were… More
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Effects of Sugar Mill Lime Sludge Treatment on the CBR and UCS of Expansive Soil in Bukidnon

Authors: Cheryl F. Daleon, Glen A. Lorenzo

Volume: 21 Issue 1, Category: Natural Science

The purpose of this study is twofold: to address the proper utilization and disposal of a locally avail- able industrial waste known as sugar mill lime sludge, and to determine whether it could improve the subgrade performance of an expansive… More
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