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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.

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.
Iranian apps-Aftabe

Aftabe, an Iranian app downloaded 1.5 million times and counting

Iranian software engineers develop a popular app with a very strange name.
mobile applications

Ironically, Iran sanctions result in a roaring $2 billion trade in apps!

Stores fill the app void left by Google and Apple on the Iranian cell phone market.
Dna 3d

Iranian scientists build biological nano-sensor for early cancer diagnosis

The new cancer-diagnosis sensor developed by Haniyeh Fayazfar is simple, inexpensive and highly sensitive.
Ear Identification Scan

Iranian researcher uses ear for identification at airports, border crossings

Mina Shahriari says the new ear identification technique is precise and easy to use.
Graphite sponge converts Solar Energy into Steam

Iranian scientist’s graphite sponge converts solar energy into steam

An Iranian researcher at MIT develops an inexpensive material which can be used in desalination, hygiene systems, and sterilization.
smart surgical drill - invented by Peyman Dehqani Rad

Iran develops smart surgical drill

Iranian researcher Peyman Dehqani develops a smart surgical drill that helps prevent the side-effects of knee and hip joint replacement surgeries.
Iran president - rouhani

President Rouhani Congratulates Iranian Fields Medal Winner

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Iranian mathematician, Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal, which is something like the Nobel Prize for mathematics.
Iranian woman Maryam Mirzakhani wins Nobel Prize of mathematics

Iranian woman wins Fields Medal

An Iranian mathematician has become the first woman in the world to win the prestigious Fields Medal, also known as the “Nobel Prize of Mathematics.”
Cumrun Vafa - String Theory

String theory seeks to unravel basic mysteries of physics

Cumrun Vafa, an Iranian professor of Harvard University, expounds on a revolutionizing string theory.

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