“My advice to today’s aspiring scientists and engineers is to develop and follow their curiosity and imagination, to develop an open mind, ask questions, and not to be satisfied with half-truths or dictated opinions”, advices Professor Risto Nieminen in his blog post for Millennium Youth Campers.
Could we develop a drug, based on a gene, that slows aging? How’s this new drug prototype for malaria developing today? What’s researcher’s life like and how do you become one? What are the most epic fails the top scientists have been through?
IT expert Alex Palcuie from Romania was very enthusiastic to meet his role model Linus Torvalds during MY Camp 2012, where Alex was a proud member of ICT group. His next big step is to attend college in USA.
“I’ve met so many talented young people with great ideas and abilities that I’ve got a lot of connections across the world. That makes a life as a normal teenager really special,” says 16-year-old Yi Lin Zheng from New Zealand, who participated MY Camp last June. This is what she tells about her life after MY Camp.
The format of computer games has been changing since their emerge, and the changing has continued rapidly until today. Getting high sells is the priority, and successful games turn into series but does it matter whether the game is on disc or downloaded online?
Have you ever ruled a kingdom? If you are a gamer, maybe you have. Today, millions of people around the world play video games. It is a form of entertainment and a way to have a good time. But what about children, who play a lot of video games?
In our childhood, we used to play with the toys we liked the most. However, toys are not just for passing time and keeping the child busy, but they are also for supporting the child’s development. For this reason we should consider the educational values of toys.
Teachers and parents keep on telling us that you should finish all of your homework, you should attend all the classes, you should, you should, you should… But in the end, should we?
I came up with a fascinating riddle about age. It is brief, but not that easy to solve. This riddle actually requires simple algebra to be solved, but the real trick is in understanding it.
With universities lacking solutions for online learning, students have taken the initiative in creating the much needed study tools.