Science & Technology

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.

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.
memory-brain

Iranian finds interruption wipes out short-term memory

Being interrupted is so bad for your concentration that even a one minute distraction is enough to completely wipe out your short-term memory.
Babak Parviz - Iranian Inventor

Iranian inventor moves from Google to Amazon

Iranian inventor credited with development of Google Glass moves to Amazon.
Chicken

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.
Iranian researcher cancer-resistant nanoparticles

Iranian researcher develop cancer-resistant nanoparticles

A Mashhad University of Medical Sciences research group had developed a component which would be effective in treating cancer.

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