Archive "Science"

New Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Screening May Help Catch Disease Earlier

New Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Screening May Help Catch Disease Earlier

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A new approach to pancreatic cancer screening may help doctors detect the disease in people at high risk before it reaches more advanced and difficult-to treat stages. - Science news - A team led by Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists has developed a new, simple blood test that, when combined with an existing test, detects nearly 70 percent of pancreatic...

Malicious Apps in Google Play Used Phones’ Motion Sensors to Avoid Detection

Malicious Apps in Google Play Used Phones’ Motion Sensors to Avoid Detection

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Malicious apps hosted in the Google Play market are using the motion-sensor input of an infected device to conceal themselves before installing a powerful banking Trojan. - Science news - The thinking behind the monitoring is that sensors in real end-user devices will record motion as people use them. By contrast, emulators used by security researchers—and possibly...

Antarctic Sea Ice Collapse Rises Potential of 10-Foot Sea Level Rise: Study

Antarctic Sea Ice Collapse Rises Potential of 10-Foot Sea Level Rise: Study

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A new study shows that Antarctic sea ice collapse greatly raises the risk of a 10-foot sea level rise this century if the US climate policies aren’t quickly reversed. - Science news - Warming ocean waters drove a 6-fold increase in annual ice mass loss from the Antarctic ice sheet between 1979 and 2017, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National...

Microsoft to Ends Support for Windows 7, Putting Millions of Computers at Risk

Microsoft to Ends Support for Windows 7, Putting Millions of Computers at Risk

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Microsoft is set to end extended support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, putting a halt on the free bug fixes and security patches for most who have the operating system installed, leaving millions of users at risk of severe viruses. - Science news - The tech giant will not provide any security updates aimed at the operating system's home users from January...

Researchers Stop Breast Cancer Cells from Spreading by Turning them into Fat

Researchers Stop Breast Cancer Cells from Spreading by Turning them into Fat

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Researchers were able to coax human breast cancer cells to turn into fat cells in a new proof-of-concept study in mice. - Science news - To achieve this feat, the team exploited a weird pathway that metastasizing cancer cells have; their results are just a first step, but it's a truly promising approach.When you cut your finger, or when a fetus grows organs, the...

3000-Year-Old Skeleton Unearthed in Iran’s North

3000-Year-Old Skeleton Unearthed in Iran’s North

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian archaeologists have discovered skeletal human remains near a petrol station in the country’s northern Gilan Province. - Science news - According to Shahram Ramin, the head of the archaeological excavation team at the ancient site of Shahran near Rostamabad, several graves were discovered in the site with grave goods.This group of graves, which according...

Video Shows Moment Iran Launches Payam Satellite into Space

Video Shows Moment Iran Launches Payam Satellite into Space

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iran launched a satellite into space on Tuesday, state TV quoted the telecommunications minister as saying. - Science news - "The Payam satellite was successfully launched this morning with the Basir satellite carrier. But the satellite unfortunately failed to be placed in orbit in the final stage," Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said.Payam and its carrier had gone...

Lexar Improves Flash Memory Card Storage Capacity to 1TB

Lexar Improves Flash Memory Card Storage Capacity to 1TB

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Lexar has launched a 1TB high capacity storage flash card, offering ample storage for multimedia files including photos and videos. - Science news - "Terabyte hard drives were only for, like, space stations," said Senior Editor for Geek.com,Jordan Minor, recalling when he was kid and thought that "a terabyte was such a huge, incalculable amount of space that...

Apple’s New iPhone Leaked with Triple-Camera, Wi-Fi 6

Apple’s New iPhone Leaked with Triple-Camera, Wi-Fi 6

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A new report indicated that Apple will make three important changes to the so-called iPhone XI / iPhone 11. - Science news - Financial giant Barclays is out today with a forecast that iPhone 11 will include support for the newest generation of Wi-Fi. This prediction comes as we’ve been learning more about the triple-camera system that could land with the...

Iran Tests Advanced Satellite Prototype: Official

Iran Tests Advanced Satellite Prototype: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The assistant director of the Iranian Space Agency announced that the country has tested the flying prototype of an advanced homegrown satellite due to be launched into orbit in the near future. - Science news - In remarks released on Sunday, Mina Bayat said several rounds of maneuvers have been conducted to test the performance of the ground stations of the...