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Iran Unveils ‘Naseh’ Drone

The latest domestic drone at Khatam al-Anbia Air Defence Base, dubbed 'Naseh', was put on display on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by the Defence Minister.

Stargazers Watch Mercury Transit in Front of the Sun

On Monday, the planet Mercury wandered directly in front of the sun — a rare "transit" that only happens about 13 times a century....

Iran Keen to Boost Cooperation with Iceland in New Tech, Clean Energy: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced Tehran’s willingness to further boost its cooperation with Iceland in economic fields, renewable energy and new technologies in particular.

“Iranian Women Do Not Give Up Easily”: Tech Girl Roxanne Varza

31-year-old Roxanne Varza placed 6th in Business Insider’s Top 30 Women under 30 in Tech back in 2013. She is trilingual, and holds degrees...

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 Joins 8 Producers of Antimony Ingots

With its first antimony ingot plant operational in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Iran now stands among the eight producers of the product globally, IRNA reported.

NASA’s Iranian Scientist Devises New Method to Treat Prostate and Uterine Cancer

Hamidreza Chabok, an Iranian scientist in the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has managed to treat prostate and uterus cancers with greater certainty and success rates using ultrasound technology.

Tehran as Seen from the International Space Station

  A new photo taken from the International Space Station (ISS) shows the Iranian capital Tehran at night, glowing with lights and beauty. Firouz Naderi, an...

Tehran to Become ‘Smart City’ with The Things Network

Iranian researchers have launched ‘The Things Network of Tehran/Iran’, a global open crowdsourced Internet of Things data network, which is the first of its kind in the Middle East.

Iran Produces High-Energy-Storage Supercapacitors

Iranian researchers have managed to produce polymer-ceramic nanocomposites through the synthesis of ceramic nanoparticles.

Plant-based motor oil introduced in Iran

An Iranian company has unveiled the country’s first generation of biodegradable engine oils.

FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Inaugurated in Tehran

The Iran Football Medical Assessment and Rehabilitation Center (IFMARC) opened on Monday Apr 25, attended by Mahmoud Goudarzi, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, and FIFA representatives, at Iran’s national football team training camp.

World’s Largest Brain Research Centre under Construction in Tehran

Based on a proposal by Professor Majid Samii, the world’s largest brain and neuro ​logy ​research centre is being constructed in the Iranian capital​, under...

First VP Underlines Importance of Knowledge-Based Economy

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri referred to the knowledge-based economy as being a key factor in the realization of the Resistance Economy, whose principles were outlined by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.

Clothes That Taste of Food

Imagine a day when you can eat your clothes as food – this dream which has come closer to reality, thanks to an Iranian professor at the Swedish University of Boras.

Iranian Dentist Holds Hands-On Course in Dubai World Congress

Behnam Shakibaie, an Iranian researcher and inventor specializing in oral surgery, delivered a speech and held a hands-on course on microsurgery in a conference recently held in Dubai, the UAE.

Iran, UK agree on academic coop.

Iran University of Medical Sciences and the University of Lancaster in United Kingdom agreed to begin scientific and technical cooperation.

Iranian Inventor Makes Robot for Deep Wells

Morteza Shirmohammadi is a young inventor who has received several top awards, registering 22 inventions. The 35-year-old inventor has invented a robot for forge welding and pipe cutting. Now, Shirmohammadi is involved in research to generate renewable energy. In an interview with Iran Daily, Shirmohammadi spoke about his inventions. Excerpts follow:

High-speed train technology in Iran to be explored

Iran is going to hold a gathering to explore dimensions of high-speed train technology in the country.

Iran, Hungary urge implementation of cultural MoUs

In a Mon. meeting between Hungarian minister of Human Capacities and Iranian ambassador to Budapest, the two sides stressed the need for expansion of scientific and cultural cooperation.

World’s largest neurosurgical hospital to be launched in Tehran

Iranian official announced the launch of the world's largest neurosurgical hospital in Tehran by the end of Iranian Persian year, on March 20, 2017.

Iran Makes Recombinant Factor VIII Drug

Iran has produced a recombinant factor VIII drug, and hopes to mass-produce the medicine in the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 20, 2016.

Cultural, Scientific Ties Best Kind of Relationships: Afghan Official

Cultural, scientific and academic relations are the best kind of relationships, and can create unbreakable links between the peoples of Iran and Afghanistan, said the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Afghan government here Wednesday.

Iranian Scientist’s Biosensor Makes Development in Cancer Diagnosis

Iranian scientist Nima Sharifi, along with his colleagues at Case Western Reserve University, has opened the door for a new detection method that could allow doctors to diagnose patients with certain cancers far earlier than possible today. The researchers have developed an optical sensor that they claim is one million times more sensitive than the best currently available.

Microsoft’s Ex-Manager Finds Iranian Students More Talented than Americans

Rouhollah Rahmani, the US-born Iranian computer scientist who worked for such giant technology brands as Microsoft and Amazon for several years, has returned to...

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