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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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Iran calls for international scientific collaboration: Minister

Scientific cooperation among countries is most effective through establishing direct contacts among scientists rather than through government-driven agreements, said the science minister.
Ali Akbar Salehi

Ali Akbar Salehi on Nature’s “Ten people who mattered this year” list

Salehi is described as fiercely loyal to his country, but also a voice of reason to whom negotiators could appeal in times of crisis.
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Iranian Researchers Produce New Anti-Cancer Drug from Turmeric

Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University produced a new drug capable of detecting and removing cancer cells using turmeric.

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.

Iran’s Nuclear Abilities Not to Be Compared with Those of Advanced Countries

Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Chief Ali Akbar Salehi stressed that Tehran’s nuclear industry has yet to reach a commercial level, but even its current status surprises other countries.
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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.
environment

First e-confab on environment, agroecosystem to be held in December

Tehran to host an e-conference on the environment and agricultural ecosystem later this year.
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Iranian Parliament Votes for Increased Bandwidth

The Iranian Parliament authorized the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to increase the country’s bandwidth by 30 terabytes per second during the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2016-21).
Iran to Start Using Homegrown Ankle Monitors

Iran to Start Using Homegrown Ankle Monitors

Iran has unveiled its first indigenous ankle monitor made by domestic experts as part of a nationwide project to electronically supervise and watch prisoners, which will be implemented within six months.

Iran’s First Nano Cargo Exported to South Korea

Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said Iran has exported a cargo of nanotechnology to South Korea, marking the first such shipment since the removal of sanctions on Jan 16.

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