Archive "Science"

Poor Diet May Be Root of Over 80,000 Cancer Diagnoses

Poor Diet May Be Root of Over 80,000 Cancer Diagnoses

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Poor diet may be at the root of over 80,000 cancer diagnoses in a given year, according to new research. - Science news - We now know without a shadow of a doubt that eating highly processed foods lacking in nutrition is not just bad for our waistlines, but for our cancer risks. There's a clear link between excess body weight and at least six kinds of cancer, and...

Iran to Manufacture Blood Bank Centrifuges

Iran to Manufacture Blood Bank Centrifuges

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s nuclear scientists, for the first time, plan to design and manufacture high-speed centrifuges used in blood banks in a bid to cut the country’s dependency on foreign companies. - Nuclear news - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) reached an agreement with the Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO) to supply some of the strategic...

Samsung Uses AI to Transform Still Facial Photos into Talking Video Sequences

Samsung Uses AI to Transform Still Facial Photos into Talking Video Sequences

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers from Samsung's AI Centre located in Moscow have created a new system that can transform still facial images into video sequences of the human face making speech expressions. - Science news - According to the study, the system creates realistic virtual talking heads through applying the facial landmarks of a target face onto a source face -- for example, a...

New Genes Found Responsible for Regulating Muscle Cells

New Genes Found Responsible for Regulating Muscle Cells

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A unique set of genes has been uncovered by York University scientists responsible for playing a role in muscle cellular gene expression and differentiation which could lead to new therapeutic targets to prevent the spread of muscle cancer. - Science news - The researchers analyzed gene networks in muscle cells and found that the Smad7 and β-catenin proteins work...

Moon’s Formation Brought Water to Earth

Moon’s Formation Brought Water to Earth

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - German Planetologists showed for the first time, that water came to Earth with the formation of the Moon some 4.4 billion years ago. - Science news - The Moon was formed when Earth was hit by a body about the size of Mars, also called Theia. Until now, scientists had assumed that Theia originated in the inner solar system near the Earth. However, researchers from...

Huawei Launches Honor 20 Pro despite US Ban

Huawei Launches Honor 20 Pro despite US Ban

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Huawei sub-brand Honor announced its latest phone, the Honor 20 Pro, in the face of escalated hostility from the US against the brand. - Science news - Huawei’s Honor is trying to dominate the increasingly crowded cut-price premium phone market with the launch of two new top-spec phones, the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro, flying in the face of the US blockade, the...

Huawei ‘Fully Prepared’ for Conflict with US: CEO

Huawei ‘Fully Prepared’ for Conflict with US: CEO

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei told Chinese media on Tuesday that the company is "fully prepared" for a clash with the US, which he considers inevitable as the company works towards becoming a global tech leader. - Science news - "We sacrificed individuals and families for the sake of an ideal, to stand at the top of the world," Ren said in an interview with Chinese state...

Anxiety May Be Alleviated by Changing Gut Bacteria

Anxiety May Be Alleviated by Changing Gut Bacteria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Anxiety may be alleviated by changing a person’s gut bacteria, new research suggests. - Science news - People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a review of studies published today in the journal General Psychiatry. Anxiety...

Google Announces Next-Gen Glass That Runs on Android

Google Announces Next-Gen Glass That Runs on Android

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Google has introduced Glass Enterprise Edition 2 eyewear that largely sticks to the familiar formula on the outside, but should be far more powerful both in hardware and software. - Science news - Google initially launched Glass as a consumer device in 2013, but the age of face computers never arrived. There was an undeniable creepy factor when talking to someone...

Google Pulls Huawei’s Android Support after US Blacklist

Google Pulls Huawei’s Android Support after US Blacklist

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei along with Qualcomm and Intel after the US government has sought to blacklist the Chinese technology company around the world. - Science news - ZDnet reported that Google has ceased doing business with Chinese hardware maker Huawei, following the Trump administration's decision to add the company to a trade...