Monday, August 15, 2022

Science and Technology

Iran to launch 4 satellites into space soon: ISA official

Iran plans to launch four new satellites with domestically-designed carriers into the space in the near future, the deputy director of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) says.

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.

Aftabe, an Iranian app downloaded 1.5 million times and counting

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

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.

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.

Iranian researcher uses ear for identification at airports, border crossings

Mina Shahriari says the new ear identification technique is precise and easy to use.

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.

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.

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 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.”

String theory seeks to unravel basic mysteries of physics

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

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.

Iranian inventor moves from Google to Amazon

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

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 develop cancer-resistant nanoparticles

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

Iran self-sufficient in production of radiopharmaceuticals

Research Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has developed radiopharmaceuticals in collaboration with President’s science and technology deputy.

Iran to unveil three nuclear achievements: AEOI

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the country is to unveil a number of new achievements in the nuclear industry.

Alborz Company produces heat-resistance lab glassware

A knowledge-based company in Alborz province has produced heat-resistant glassware with applications in laboratory.

Iran Builds Laboratory Space Suit for Sub-Orbital Missions

A group of Iranian researchers have designed and built a laboratory space suit for sub-orbital missions, media reports said.

Iran Stands 3rd in Int’l Football, Soccer Robocup in Germany

Iranian university students shined in the 44th RoboCup German Open Competitions, and won the bronze medal in tridimensional football simulation leagues and humanoid soccer robot sections.

Iranian Researchers Produce New Anti-Cancer Drug from Turmeric

Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University produced a new drug capable of detecting and removing cancer cells using turmeric.

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