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Up-to-date coverage of developments in the fields of technology, computing, research and production in Iran, as it continues to progress in scientific endeavours.

Iran Collects Genetic Data of People from 8 Races

As part of a major project named “Iranome”, researchers have been collecting the genetic data of Iranian people from various races and ethnic groups in order to prevent, diagnose and treat genetic diseases.

11-Year-Old Car Designer Makes Headlines in Iran

An eleven-year-old boy with innovative ideas in car design and aerospace has hit the headlines in Iran after receiving invitations to work for world giants and teach at several universities.

Instagram Unblocked in Iran after End of Unrest

The Iranian government has lifted the temporary restrictions it had imposed on people’s access to Instagram in order to prevent the escalation of violence amid the recent unrest.

Telegram in Dilemma over Keeping One Channel or 40 Million Users

Iran has imposed “temporary” restrictions on the extremely popular messaging app Telegram after the messenger refused to block a channel that promotes violence and riot in the Islamic Republic. But is Telegram ready to lose millions of its users?
Mental Arithmetic World Championship

Iranian Kids Claim Title at Mental Arithmetic World Championship

Iranian children have managed to bag the top prizes of the 17th edition of annual Pama Global Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Championships in South Africa.

Disabled Iranian Devises System to Make Life Easier for Invalids

A disabled Iranian man has designed a system which brings together businesses that are willing to offer services to the disabled.

Wi-Fi Balloons to Be Deployed across Iran for Emergency Situations

Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says all Iranian provinces will be equipped with balloons that provide free Wi-Fi internet services in emergency situations.
Maryam Mirzakhani

Stanford to Establish Fellowship in Memory of Late Iranian Math Genius

The Stanford University in the United States is to grant graduate fellowship in honour of its late math professor Maryam Mirzakhani.

Iran’s Mannequin Robot among World’s Top 8 Contributions

Graduates of Sharif University of Technology have made a robotic mannequin called RoMa that managed to be put among the world’s top eight contributions in the Ninth international Conference on Social Robotics in Japan.
Iranian Team Ranks 3rd in Int’l Astronomy Olympiad

Iranian Team Ranks 3rd in Int’l Astronomy Olympiad

A team of Iranian high-school students have ranked third at at the 2017 International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad in Thailand.

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