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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 Ranks among Top States in Science, Disaster Response: Report

A report shows that the Islamic Republic of Iran ranks among the world’s top countries in giving emergency and organized response to natural disasters as well as in terms of achieving substantial progress in different disciplines, sciences and sectors.
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Iran to Base 50% of Products on Knowledge-Based Methods

An Iranian Science Ministry official announced that the Islamic Republic aims to produce 50% of its goods using knowledge-based methods by 2025.
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Iranian and Russian Scientists Discover Meteorite in Lut Desert

In a joint research project between the universities of Kerman in Iran and the Urals in Russia, a team of scientists headed to the Lut Desert to collect fragments of meteorite-like material, situated at the empty site.
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Scientists Make Anti-Pollution Mask with Maximum Protection

Iranian scientists at the University of Tehran have built an anti-pollution mask with an efficiency of 99%.
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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.
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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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