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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.

Gadget Developed to Connect Mobile Phones to Optical Devices

Gadget Developed to Connect Mobile Phones to Optical Devices

An Iranian inventor has, for the first time, devised a gadget that can be used to connect mobile phones and tablets to optical devices like microscopes and telescopes.
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Twitter Blocked in Iran for National Security Concerns: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology says Twitter is blocked in the Islamic Republic for certain national security concerns, not cultural or ethical issues. However, he believes, filtering is not a good strategy.
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Iran to Present Science Award in Memory of Maryam Mirzakhani

Iran’s science ministry plans to present young female scientists with an international award named after the late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani.
App Store Once Again Removes Iranian Apps

App Store Once Again Removes Iranian Apps

Citing US sanctions as its pretext, Apple Inc. has once again removed from its App Store a number of iOS applications developed by Iranian companies.
Mideast's First Robotic Restaurant Booming in Tehran

Mideast’s First Robotic Restaurant Booming in Tehran

RoboChef, the first interactive, robotic, and waiterless restaurant of the Middle East, has flipped the tables on how citizens of the Iranian capital eat out.
Iranians Produces Antibacterial Nanocoatings Using Marigold Seeds

Iranians Produces Antibacterial Nanocoatings Using Marigold Seeds

Researchers at Iran’s Fars Science and Technology Park have managed to produce coatings using nanoparticles. These nanocolours are antibacterial, air-purifying and self-cleansing.
Austria Keen to Initiate Technological Cooperation with Iran

Austria Keen to Initiate Technological Cooperation with Iran

A member of an Austrian technology institute says her country is willing to start technological cooperation with Iran.
International Olympiad in Informatics Kicks Off in Tehran6

International Olympiad in Informatics Kicks Off in Tehran

The 29th edition of the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), an annual international informatics competition for high school students from various countries, has started in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
US Student in Iran to Attend Olympiad despite Team’s Withdrawal

US Student in Iran to Attend Olympiad despite Team’s Withdrawal

An American student has come to Iran alone to attend the 29th International Olympiad in Informatics while his team has withdrawn from the event.
Iran Successfully Tests Satellite Carrier, Opens New Space Centre

Iran Successfully Tests Satellite Carrier, Opens New Space Centre

The Imam Khomeini National Space Center was officially inaugurated in Iran on Thursday with the successful test-launch of a homegrown satellite carrier dubbed Simorgh.

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