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Iranian production of nanotech items, equipment up six times
New figures show the production of items and equipment developed based on nanotechnology in Iran witnessed a six-fold rise in a period of nine years.
Raisi: Elite workforce Iran’s main asset on path to lasting development
President Ebrahim Raisi praises the elite community for shining in different scientific Olympiads and raising Iran’s flag on the world stage, describing the elite workforce as the country’s main asset on the path toward lasting development.
Iranian students outshine in world astronomy, astrophysics Olympiad
Iranian students have shown off their ingenuity by winning the first spot at the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics 2022 (IOAA) among 250 prodigies from 45 countries.
200 Parkinson’s patients treated in Shiraz using DBS procedure
A neurosurgeon in Iran says so far 200 Parkinson’s patients have been treated in the Iranian city of Shiraz using deep brain simulation (DBS) neurosurgical procedure. Ali Razmkan said Parkinson's is a progressive and destructive disease that affects and disrupts the human’s central nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
Iran Intl. scientific festival awards top participants
The 35th Khwarizmi International Festival has commended 9 top participants from Iran and 3 participants from Italy, France and China in a ceremony at the presence of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran.
Iran unveils over 55 nano products
More than 50 Iranian nanotechnology products were unveiled during the opening ceremony of an exhibition in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday.
Return of elites to Iran will eliminate mass migration
Human beings have many reasons for migration. Education, pursuit of better jobs, greater security and freedoms are among the reasons why hundreds of thousands of people leave their country legally and illegally every year.
Iranian inventors win 3 gold medals, silver at Zagreb International Exhibition
Iranian inventors have won three gold medals and a silver at the 2021 International Exhibition of Inventions in Zagreb, Croatia.
Iran jumps higher in Global Innovation Index 2021
Iran, which ranked 67th in the Global Innovation Index 2020, is one of the countries that has had the highest growth in 2021.
Families of Iran assassinated scientists hold US responsible
A public hearing was held at Imam Khomeini Judicial Complex in Tehran Saturday on lawsuits lodged by the families of assassinated Iranian nuclear scientists against the US government.
Iran Marks Natl. Doctor’s Day Amid Virus Pandemic
Iranians have marked the National Doctor’s Day as doctors and other medical staff work round the clock to fight a new wave of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, which according to officials is taking the life of an Iranian, almost every two minutes.
World-Renowned Iranian Geographer Parviz Kardavani Dies
Famous Iranian geographer Parviz Kardavani, who was known as the father of scientific desertology of Iran, passed away on Wednesday evening, August 18, at the age of 90.
Number of Iran’s Knowledge-based Companies Hits 7,000: Sattari
Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology says the number of the country’s knowledge-based companies has reached 7,000 and they have been able to create a very positive change in various fields of production.
Commercialising New Biotechnological Products Save Iran $400 Million: VP
Iran’s vice president for science and technology has hailed the unveiling of nine new knowledge-based Iranian-made products in the field of food security and vaccines, saying these products save the country significantly in terms of foreign currency spending.
Iran Successfully Performs First Remote Robotic Surgery on Dog
The first remote robotic surgery in Iran has successfully been performed on a dog.
First COVID-19 Vaccine Made by Iran’s Private Sector to Undergo Clinical Trial
The fifth Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccine has been permitted to undergo the Phase II of its clinical trial.
Iranian Scientist Working for NASA Returns to Iran Due to Unfair Treatment
An Iranian scientist who had received education and was working in the United States has returned home after receiving unfair treatment by American authorities.
Iran Launches ‘Simorgh’ Supercomputer, Will Build Another in Memory of Mirzakhani
Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says the country will name its next homegrown supercomputer after Maryam Mirzakhani, the late Iranian math genius.
Iran Produces First Batch of 60-Percent Enriched Uranium
Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi has confirmed that the country’s nuclear scientists produced the first batch of 60-percent enriched uranium at Natanz facility.
Iran Begins Clinical Trial of Another Homegrown Coronavirus Vaccine
Iran has launched the human and clinical trial of another domestically-developed vaccine for the coronavirus, named Fakhra after the late Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Iran to Run 3rd Test on Quantum Transmission of Data
Iran is to carry out the third experiment on the safe quantum transmission of photons from the International Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to the Milad Tower, a landmark in the capital, Tehran.
Iran to Produce Electric Engines for Vehicles
The Science and Technology Department of the Iranian President’s Office and the Tehran Municipality have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on advanced transportation and designing a platform to electrify vehicles.
Iran Develops Software to Process Geotechnical Data
Iranian experts have developed software used to process data provided by precise geotechnical apparatuses.
Iran Develops System to Disinfect Ozone Gas
An Iranian knowledge-based company has developed a system to disinfect the ozone gas using nanotechnology.
Iran Secures 2nd World Ranking in Scientific Production
Iran's science minister says the country has secured the world's fifth spot in key research works and the second standing when it comes to scientific productions among world countries.