By : Olivia Sterns | CNN | 22 July 2015
Think of the origins of that staple of modern life, the cup of coffee, and Italy often springs to mind.
But in fact, Yemen is where the ubiquitous brew has its true origins.
Along with the first university, and even the toothbrush, it is among surprising Muslim inventions that have shaped the world we live in today.
Source : Arab News | 06 Dec 2012
The European Patent Office (EPO) granted a patent to two Saudis for their invention of a nail ‘screw’ made of natural minerals, including date stones.
The screw is similar in its formation to the structure and composition of bones because it contains carbohydrates, protein, fiber, and minerals.