Brother & Sister nominated for Google Science Fair
A Hyderabadi brother and sister (residents of Saudi Arabia) have been selected among 20 global finalists in the Google Science Fair Competition. 19 year-old Zain Ahmed Samdani (who was a student of Al-Yasmeen International School, Riyadh) and 17 year-old Faria Zubair (a student of Indian International School, Riyadh) were selected as global finalists for the Google Science Fair, which will be held at Google Head Quarters in California scheduled to be held in July this year. The name of their project is “Neuro-ExoHeal” and it aims at utilizing neuroplasticity to retrain the brain and rehabilitate patients with hand stroke/paralysis.
The Google Science Fair is a science competition sponsored by Google, Lego, Virgin Galactic, National Geographic and Scientific American. The competition is open to 13 to 18-year-old students around the globe who formulate a hypothesis, perform an experiment, and present their results. To learn more about this project and Google Science Fair, see www.googlesciencefair.com