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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.

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Iranian Inventors Supported by Iran Patent Office: Official

An Iranian science official says the country’s Vice Presidency for Science and Technology Affairs supports Iranian inventors who seek to obtain patent protection for their inventions and innovations from international centres and commercialize them.
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Iranian Students Build New Solar Car

The preliminary design of a solar car named 'Sepehr' (Sky) will be unveiled at the Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) this week.
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Iran Launches First Oceanographic Survey Ship

Iran’s first hydrographic and oceanographic survey ship called Persian Gulf Explorer was launched after being delivered to National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science.

Telegram Blocks over 2,000 ISIS Channels Each Month

The popular messaging application Telegram has declared that it blocks more than 2,000 Telegram channels affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group each month.
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Iranian President Unveils Two New Homegrown Satellites

Iran has put on display its latest achievements in the area of space technology during a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani and other senior officials.
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Iran Unveils World’s First Herbal Medicine for Alzheimer’s Disease

Iranian researchers and scientists have put on display the world’s first ever herbal medicine to cure Alzheimer’s or stop it from progressing through alleviating its symptoms such as memory loss and confusion.
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Baby Born in Iran from Embryo Frozen for 14 Years

A child has been born in an Iranian hospital after 14 years of cryopreservation, the process of preserving an embryo at sub-zero temperatures.

Iran’s Space Agency Signs Contract to Build Communications Satellite

The Iranian Space Agency and Iran’s Space Research Centre have signed a contract to jointly design and build a communications satellite to be named Nahid II (Venus II).

Iranian MP Criticizes Import of Expensive Blood-Based Drugs

An Iranian lawmaker slammed the country’s failure to launch a blood refinery, saying Iran should not import expensive blood-based drugs while it is capable to produce them.

Flaxseeds Can Treat Cardiovascular Diseases

Iranian scientists have produced a new type of medicine for treatment of cardiovascular diseases using flaxseeds.

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