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.

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Iran’s space scientist killed in Mecca crane collapse

The Saudi government should have made the necessary preparations to safeguard the lives of the pilgrims in Mecca, Ali Larijani said.
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Iranian scientists and universities among the world’s top one percent

A science ministry official has said that as many as 170 Iranian scientists are among the world’s highly-cited researchers.
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Iranian researchers crafting driverless cars ‘gradually morphing into robots’

An automated car will temporarily take over from a distracted driver, and pull over and park or head home if someone is unfit to drive, the researcher working on the project predicted.
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Leader calls for active, effective presence in cyberspace

We should shed our passivity in cyberspace by tapping into the potential of young talents and taking wise measures, Ayatollah Khamenei noted.
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New observatory aims to put Iranian astronomy on the map

When completed in four or five years, INO could be the best general-purpose telescope for thousands of kilometers, says an international scientist.
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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.
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An Iranian scientist with a UNESCO award under her belt

Along with honoring family obligations Iranian women can pursue their ambitions, be active on the social scene and climb up the scientific ladder, said Professor Soodabeh Davaran.
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Iran’s VP, Russian minister of industry meet in Moscow

Iran and Russia are to ink about 10 cooperation agreements, said Sorena Sattari, who is on a visit to Moscow.
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Tabriz to host int’l seminar on e-marketing, tourism on September 1

Among other things, website optimization, Internet marketing and branding through social networks will come up for discussion at the conference.
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Iranian scientists clone endangered wild ram

Maral, the cloned ram, is in perfect health and is being kept in Royan Research Center’s farm, said the head of the Isfahan-based Royan Biomedicine and Stem Cells Institute.

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