Last Updated: Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:06 pm (KSA) 09:06 am (GMT)

TV show sparks young Arab science talents

Edris Suleiman did not make it to the semi-finals, but had the idea of a system to simplify cable installation (File)
Edris Suleiman did not make it to the semi-finals, but had the idea of a system to simplify cable installation (File)

Stars of Science, a pan-Arab reality program shown in 15 countries opens the stage for a six-week battle after naming 16 second-season finalists on Sunday night, UAE-based daily The National reports.

The show which aims to spark interest in science and technology in the Arab World has the studentsbidding to come up with new ideas and approaches to common yet complex problems.

Students’ innovations ranged from tinker with diesel engines and robot joints to motorized trolleys and air-conditioned clothes.

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