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Iran in Talks with Euratom on Cooperation in Quantum Technology: Nuclear Chief

Iran in Talks with Euratom on Cooperation in Quantum Technology: Nuclear Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said the country has held negotiations with the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) for cooperation in the field of quantum technology. Speaking at the First National Conference on Quantum Technology in Tehran on Sunday, Salehi highlighted Iran’s scientific progress in the area of modern...

New Light on Link between Gut Bacteria, Anxiety

New Light on Link between Gut Bacteria, Anxiety

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - New research sheds light on how gut bacteria may influence anxiety-like behaviors. Investigating the link between gut bacteria and biological molecules called microRNAs (miRNAs) in the brain; researchers found that a significant number of miRNAs were changed in the brains of mice.  Investigating the link between gut bacteria and biological molecules called...

Iran, Indonesia to hold joint nanotech event

Iran, Indonesia to hold joint nanotech event

TEHRAN, Agu. 26 (Press Shia) - ‘Iran-Indonesia Nanotechnology Business Matchmaking’ event will be held in Jakarta on August 29 with the aim of developing the trade-economic transactions between Iran and Indonesia.According to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), the nanotechnology event, organized with the formal agreement of two countries’ authorities, can pave the way for the...

Royan to hold intl. twin congress on reproduction, stem cells

Royan to hold intl. twin congress on reproduction, stem cells

TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Royan International Twin Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cells Biology & Technology is scheduled for end of August in Tehran.Royan International Twin Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cells Biology & Technology is a joint of two separate congresses with different themes held by Royan Research Institute Reproductive Biomedicine...

Energy-Harvesting Yarns Generate Electricity

Energy-Harvesting Yarns Generate Electricity

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Scientists developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted. 'Twistron' yarns have many possible applications, such as harvesting energy from the motion of ocean waves or from temperature fluctuations. The study, carried out by an international research team led by scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas and...

Artificial Intelligence Helps with Earlier Detection of Skin Cancer

Artificial Intelligence Helps with Earlier Detection of Skin Cancer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - New technology uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect melanoma skin cancer earlier. New technology being developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo and the Sunnybrook Research Institute is using artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect melanoma skin cancer earlier.The technology employs machine-learning software to analyze images of skin...

Energized Fabrics to Keep Hands Warm

Energized Fabrics to Keep Hands Warm

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – To keep military personnel more comfortable and battle-ready in bitterly cold climes, scientists are conducting research aimed at creating high-tech fabrics that heat up when powered and that capture sweat. The researchers presented their results at the 254th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS).Much of the Army's...

Iranian-American nanosensor detects canned food toxics in 20s

Iranian-American nanosensor detects canned food toxics in 20s

TEHRAN, Aug. 19 (Press Shia) – A research team from Sahand University of Technology, Iran, in close collaboration with Tennessee University, USA, designed and manufactured a biological nanosensor capable of detecting the hazardous substances in canned foods with enhanced precision in just twenty seconds. According to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), the laboratory-scale...

4 Earth-Sized Planets Detected Orbiting Nearest Sun-Like Star

4 Earth-Sized Planets Detected Orbiting Nearest Sun-Like Star

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A new study by an international team of astronomers reveals that four Earth-sized planets orbit the nearest sun-like star, tau Ceti, which is about 12 light years away and visible to the naked eye. These planets have masses as low as 1.7 Earth mass, making them among the smallest planets ever detected around nearby sun-like stars. Two of them are super-Earths located in the...

How Tentacles of Jellyfish Galaxies Feed Supermassive Black Holes

How Tentacles of Jellyfish Galaxies Feed Supermassive Black Holes

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Some galaxies wander the cosmos, tentacles extending like hungry jellyfish — and now scientists have found active supermassive black holes at the center of six of them. Those unbelievably huge black holes are gobbling up lots of gas, and what keeps them well fed is the same mechanism that forms the jellyfish galaxies in the first place, according to new...