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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 makes nanoabsorbent for determining sulfonamide

Researchers of Islamic Azad University’s Shahr-e Rey Branch have produced a nanoabsorbent for determining sulfonamide in chicken by using a magnetic polymer.

Q&A: Iran’s top science official strives for a Silicon Valley spirit

Iran seeks to be the superpower of science and technology in the region and stand atop the Islamic world, said Sorena Sattari.

Iran to Launch Homegrown “Mesbah” Satellite into Orbit

Head of the Iranian Space Organization Mohsen Bahrami announced on Tuesday that the country will launch the indigenous “Mesbah” satellite into orbit in the near future, adding that a new version of the satellite is also under construction.

GITEX 2017: A Look at Iran’s Bright Future in ICT

New findings and the growth of research and production in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can help Iran rank as one of the leading countries in ICT within the next decade.
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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.
Iran's Judiciary Blocks Telegram's Voice Calling Service

Iran’s Judiciary Blocks Telegram’s Voice Calling Service

Telegram messenger, the most popular communications app in Iran, voice calling service has been blocked by judicial order.
Iranian Robotic Team Wins “Best Idea” Award in AIChE 2017

Iranian Robotic Team Wins “Best Idea” Award in AIChE 2017

A robotic team from Iran’s University of Kashan has won the “Best Idea” award in the world’s Chem-E-Car Competition, AIChE 2017, held in Barcelona, Spain.
Japan Offering Artificial Intelligence Course to Iranian Researchers

Japan Offering Artificial Intelligence Course to Iranian Researchers

A Japanese institute is offering a research course for Iranian Ph.D. students working in the field of artificial intelligence.

Mehriz to Host International Astronomy Conference

The Governor of Mehriz, Mohammad Rastegari, said that an international conference on astronomy will be held in his town.

Iranian professor wins OPCW Award

Mahdi Balali-Mood, a ceaseless educator on the medical aspects of chemical weapons, has been awarded the second annual Hague Award of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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