6 months Impact-proof desk developed for pre-school students MB
By Dhel Nazario A group of researchers from the Philippine Normal University (PNU), De La Salle University, and Technological University of the Philippines developed a high impact-proof automated study desk for preschool children following recent consecutive earthquakes in Luzon and Visayas. Life-Saving Automated Mesa to Endure Seismic Activity or the LAMESA (PHOTO COURTESY OF DOST / MANILA BULLETIN) Called “LAMESA” for Life-Saving Automated Mesa to Endure Seismic Activity, the desk serves as a “a survival tool and a teaching aid to initiate ‘active’ disaster preparation,” according to PNU’s Dr. Marie Paz Morales, research team leader. This was done to help ... more