A team of high school students from Bulacan and their anti-botcha (anti-double dead pork) robot are set to conquer the global robotic arena as they represent the Philippines in the 2012 FIRST Lego League (FLL) in St. Louis, Missouri this April.
Team DYCI Blue Ocean 10 from the Dr. Yanga’s College, Inc. (DYCI) in Bulacan will be fielding Meat’s Anti-Germs and Infection Solution Version 2 (MAGIS Version 2), a robot they created and designed using LEGO NXT controllers which can detect contaminated meat.
A total of 3,400 high school students have qualified for the DOST Science Education Institute science scholarships for AY 2012-2013, DOST Secretary Mario G. Montejo announced today.
Of this number, 3000 examinees who belong to economically disadvantaged families qualified for the RA 7687 Scholarship grants, while 400 passed under the DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program.
Throughout the years, the Middle East has been the consistent importer of science and technology overseas Filipino workers, a study of the Science Education Institute showed.
At the Launching of Recent Publications on Migration of S&T workers and Science and Mathematics Frameworks, SEI Director Dr. Filma G. Brawner revealed that in SEI’s research publication “International Migration of Science and Technology Manpower-OFWs” it was found that on the average 9,066 S&T OFWs are employed in Saudi Arabia.