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.

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.
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.
Iran self-sufficient in production of radiopharmaceuticals

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.
General view of the heavy water reactor near the Iranian city of Arak (filer photo)

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.
heat-resistant glassware

Alborz Company produces heat-resistance lab glassware

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