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Iranian-led OSU team designs nextgen 'hovering' antennas

Iranian-led OSU team designs nextgen 'hovering' antennas

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia) – An Ohio State University’s research team led by Iranian researcher Nima Ghalichechian is designing “hovering” antennas that could boost cellphone signals and beam images straight to televisions.Nima Ghalichechian, an Iranian assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, is leading a team of researchers at Ohio State University’s...

Iran to hold 5th Intl. Conf. on Engineering Education

Iran to hold 5th Intl. Conf. on Engineering Education

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia) – The fifth Iran International Conference on Engineering Education will be held in mid-November at Toosi University of Technology in Tehran.The event is scheduled for November 21-23 and will be held with a focus on internationalization of engineering education. Other topics to be discussed at the conference include engineering education with environment and...

Scientists Reveal The Relationship Between Sugar, Cancer

Scientists Reveal The Relationship Between Sugar, Cancer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A nine-year joint research project has led to a crucial breakthrough in cancer research. Scientists have clarified how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which cancer cells rapidly break down sugars, stimulates tumor growth. This discovery provides evidence for a positive correlation between sugar and cancer, which may have far-reaching impacts on tailor-made...

Higher Dose of Vitamin D Increases Bone Density in Premature Babies

Higher Dose of Vitamin D Increases Bone Density in Premature Babies

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – If the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D is increased to 800 IUs daily there are reductions in the number of premature and preterm babies with extremely low bone density, new research has found. Results of a University of Nebraska Medical Center study published in the Oct. 10 issue of PLOS ONE, found if the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D...

Half of Missing Matter in Universe Found

Half of Missing Matter in Universe Found

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – It is one of cosmology’s more perplexing problems: that up to 90% of the ordinary matter in the universe appears to have gone missing. Now astronomers have detected about half of this missing content for the first time, in a discovery that could resolve a long-standing paradox.The conundrum first arose from measurements of radiation left over from the Big Bang,...

Scientists Reveal How Inflammation Affects The Life of Brain Cells

Scientists Reveal How Inflammation Affects The Life of Brain Cells

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – New research reveals how blood inflammation affects the birth and death of brain cells, which could offer new treatment targets for antidepressants. New King's College London research reveals how blood inflammation affects the birth and death of brain cells, which could offer new treatment targets for antidepressants.Mounting evidence points to high levels of...

ISC, Indonesia sign scientific MoU

ISC, Indonesia sign scientific MoU

TEHRAN, Oct. 11 (Press Shia) – An MoU on scientific and research cooperation has been signed between the Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC) in Iran and Indonesia’s Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education.Muhammad Nasir, Indonesian Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education, visited the Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC) based in Shiraz on Tuesday...

Iran, Armenia to provide Turkmenistan with internet transit

Iran, Armenia to provide Turkmenistan with internet transit

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Following the agreements between Iran and Armenia, the two countries will provide Turkmenistan with internet transit. Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology met with his Armenian counterpart Vahan Martirosyan and discussed cooperation opportunities in the fields of internet bandwidth transit, cybersecurity and postal exchange between...

Iran, Oman to step up IT coop.

Iran, Oman to step up IT coop.

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Following the visit of an Iranian delegation of knowledge-based companies to Oman, the two countries reached agreement to expand bilateral cooperation in information technology.Last week, a trade delegation headed by Ali Morteza Birang, Deputy for International Cooperation of the Office of Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology, and comprising ten...

Study Challenges Long-Standing Concept in Cancer Metabolism

Study Challenges Long-Standing Concept in Cancer Metabolism

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Scientists have discovered that lactate provides a fuel for growing tumors, challenging a nearly century-old observation known as the Warburg effect. Scientists at the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have discovered that lactate provides a fuel for growing tumors, challenging a nearly century-old observation known as the Warburg...