Students get acquainted with Cobalt-60 that is used to prolong the shelf life of different food products like spices used as condiments for food preparation. Such is just one of the many benefits of gamma irradiation which is available at the Multipurpose Gamma Irradiation Facility of the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute in Quezon City. (Rodolfo P. de Guzman, S&T Media Service)