Jordanian doctor takes runner-up spot in 'Stars of Science'

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Published: 2019-11-10 11:09

Last Updated: 2019-11-10 11:51


Jordanian doctor takes runner-up spot in 'Stars of Science'
Jordanian doctor takes runner-up spot in 'Stars of Science'
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After months spent building, testing, and developing innovative technology, the Jordanian Practitioner Nuha Abu Yousef, inventor of the "Active Lazy Eyelid Sticker" took the runner-up spot in the Grand Final of Stars of Science Season 11 and received $150,000 in prize money.

Abu Yousef developed a new technique that would help patients with afflicted facial muscles regain control over their affected upper and lower eyelids.

The final episode of Stars of Science saw a fierce competition between Nuha Abu Yousef and Moroccan doctor Youssef El Azouzi, who was announced the Arab world's top innovator.

The 27-year-old Moroccan doctor won over the jury and the public.

His Flow Modulator Stent received the highest points, securing the prize of $300,000.

Qatari engineer, Abdulrahman Saleh Khamis, came in third place for his Interactive Educational Prayer Carpet, a product that aids Muslim children and those recently converted to Islam around the world learn their prayers. He received a $100,000 award to continue developing his invention.