Science and Technology

Latest Science and Technology (Sci & Tech) News in Iran – 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.

Anahita Rafiei

Iranian scientist develops drug for treatment-resistant leukemia

The newly-developed drug can help a high percentage of patients with Philadelphia chromosome-positive leukemia who have developed resistance to available medication.
Akbar Jafari

Iranian physicist wins German Alexander Von Humboldt fellowship

Dr. Jafari is mainly working on condensed matter, and his research focuses on investigating the electronic structures of advanced materials and strong and irregular electronic systems.
mobile game

Iranian mobile games popular among gamers

Fighting Cocks, Granny & the Grim Reaper, and Lazy Balls, Iranian-adapted mobile game hits, have been downloaded as many as 450,000 times in only three months.
A distorted Koranic application

A distorted Koranic application appears in Apple and Samsung app stores

A distorted Koranic application in the app stores of Apple and Samsung draws Muslim anger.
sattari

A research chair is to be set up in memory of late Mina Izadyar

At Dr. Mina Izadyar Scientific Festival, efforts of a number of Zoroastrian elites have been appreciated.
nano air freshener

Iran develops first nano air freshener

An Iranian researcher develops a multi-function air freshener, which among other things, disinfects surfaces.
Iran-Science

Iran’s share of global science production at 1.53%

A deputy health minister says that increasing the research budget and research-based manpower could help boost Iran’s research products.
Surena - Iranian Android

3rd-generation Iranian android to be unveiled

Sporting various capabilities, the third generation of Iranian android Surena is to be unveiled in the upcoming months.
DNA researchers

Iranian research involving DNA

A look at how Iranian scientists have contributed to global research involving DNA.
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.