Archive "Science"

Inspired from Jellyfish, Self-Healing Electronic Skin Created

Inspired from Jellyfish, Self-Healing Electronic Skin Created

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Researchers have developed a touch-sensitive skin that took inspiration from jellyfish and can be used to help humans interact with machines. - Science news - The jellyfish -- a transparent, gelatinous blob that fills the world's oceans -- doesn't inherently seem like much of an inspirational creature. But don't tell the scientists at the National University of...

Researchers Grew ‘Organoid’ That Spontaneously Connects to Spinal Cord

Researchers Grew ‘Organoid’ That Spontaneously Connects to Spinal Cord

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Scientists have grown a miniature brain in a dish with a spinal cord and muscles attached, an advance that promises to accelerate the study of conditions such as motor neurone disease. - Science news - A miniature brain grown in a lab from human stem cells has developed a mind of its own – or at least enough awareness to send out neural ‘tendrils’ to...

Application Guard Extension Released by Microsoft for Chrome, Firefox

Application Guard Extension Released by Microsoft for Chrome, Firefox

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Browser extensions was released this week by Microsoft that port the Windows Defender Application Guard technology from Edge to Chrome and Firefox. - Science news - The extensions only work for Chrome and Firefox running on current Windows Insider builds, but are expected to work with the upcoming Windows 10 stable release, 19H1, scheduled for release later this...

Eggs No Longer Part of a Healthy Diet?

Eggs No Longer Part of a Healthy Diet?

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A new research says that the dietary cholesterol in eggs is associated with a heightened risk of cardiovascular disease and early death — even though plenty of nutrition experts, consider eggs part of a healthy diet. - Science news - Eggs are a highly controversial food. Are they healthy or not? Do they raise cholesterol? Should you eat only the egg whites,...

Robotic Gripper Lift Items 100 Times Its Weight

Robotic Gripper Lift Items 100 Times Its Weight

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A joint project between MIT and Harvard, created a gripper that resembles a wilted tulip, which can pick up fragile objects and is also capable of lifting 120 times its own weight - Science news - Robots are surpassing people in numerous areas, but the human hand is still superior. Robots have trouble picking up irregular objects. Now, a new grasper designed at MIT’s...

People with Positive Attitude More Likely to Eat Healthily: Study

People with Positive Attitude More Likely to Eat Healthily: Study

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers examined the motivational role of a theory called regulatory focus on consumers' involvement in nutrition, that is, the time and effort they put in to finding out about nutrition and seeking out nutritious food. - Science news - The new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) also examined the effect of nutrition involvement on consumers'...

Undetectable Malware Exploited by Latest WinRAR Security Bug

Undetectable Malware Exploited by Latest WinRAR Security Bug

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A vulnerability that impacts all the WinRAR versions released in the last 19 years has become the go-to exploit for many malware distributors over the course of the last month. - Science news - Malicious hackers wasted no time exploiting a nasty code-execution vulnerability recently disclosed in WinRAR, a Windows file-compression program with 500 million users...

Researchers Cooking Up Alien Atmosphere Here on Earth

Researchers Cooking Up Alien Atmosphere Here on Earth

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - NASA scientists used a high-temperature "oven" to simulate conditions that might be found in planets outside the solar system. - Science news - Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are cooking up an alien atmosphere right here on Earth. In a new study, JPL scientists used a high-temperature "oven" to heat a mixture of hydrogen...

Environment Damage behind 1 in 4 Global Deaths, Disease: UN

Environment Damage behind 1 in 4 Global Deaths, Disease: UN

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to manmade pollution and environmental damage, the United Nations said Wednesday in a landmark report on the planet's parlous state. - Other Media news - Deadly smog-inducing emissions, chemicals polluting drinking water, and the accelerating destruction of ecosystems crucial to the livelihoods of billions...

New Discovery Change Understanding of How Some Viruses Multiply

New Discovery Change Understanding of How Some Viruses Multiply

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A new discovery suggests at least one category of virus can still pull itself together even if its instructions are split up into separate cells. - Science news - A team of researchers from the Université de Montpellier in France recently conducted an experiment on a group of viruses with genomes made up of more than one distinct section. What they found...