Eating Ultra-Processed Foods Could Increase Risk of Early Death

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A new study warns that Ultra-processed foods that are mostly consumed in the form of snacks, desserts, or ready-to-eat or -heat meals could increase your risk of early death. – Science news – The study added that the consumption of these "has largely increased during the past several decades." The […]

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New Changes to AI-Guided Material Could Lead to Diamond Processors

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Scientists know that you can dramatically alter a crystalline material's properties by applying a bit of strain to it, but finding the right strain is another matter when there are virtually limitless possibilities. – Science news – There may a straightforward solution, though: let AI do the heavy lifting. An international […]

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Earth’s Ecosystems at Risk as Insects Dying at Record Rates

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The research, the first global review of its kind, looked at 73 historical reports on insect declines around the world and found the total mass of all insects on the planets is decreasing by 2.5% per year. – Science news – There have been warning signs for years about plummeting insect […]

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Russia to Disconnect from Global Internet as Part of Experiment

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Russian news agency RosBiznesKonsalting (RBK) reported that the country’ authorities and major internet providers are planning to disconnect the country from the global internet as part of a planned experiment. – Science news – The reason for the experiment is to gather insight and provide feedback and modifications to a proposed […]

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Physicists Close to Recreate ‘Black Holes’ in Lab

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Physicists used a rippling tank of water to identify wave patterns in water circling a drain, which could help us understand the dulcet tones of a screaming newborn hole. – Science news – The Black Hole Laboratory at the University of Nottingham in the UK contains no bona fide black holes. […]

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Scientists Develop New Method that Improves Infrared Imaging Performance

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Scientists developed a new method that has greatly reduced a type of image distortion caused by the presence of spectral cross-talk between dual-band long-wavelength photodetectors. – Science news – The work opens the door for a new generation of high spectral-contrast infrared imaging devices with applications in medicine, defense and […]

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Scientists Create Material That Adapts to Heat, Cold

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A new temperature-adapting fabric has been created by scientists that automatically changes according to the environment thanks to specially engineered yarn coated with carbon nanotubes. – Science news – The yarn expands and collapses based on the heat and humidity, which changes the spacing of the fibers. If the fabric's […]

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Microsoft Wants Users to Stop Surfing Web on Internet Explorer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Microsoft cyber security chief Chris Jackson pleaded with users in a blog post to stop using the legacy web browser, which Microsoft officially discontinued in 2015. – Science news – Instead, Jackson is advising that users move to a more 'modern browser' that is up to date with current web […]

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Hubble Space Telescope Has Update on Uranus, Neptune’s Weather

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – If you don't like your local weather, perhaps you would prefer the atmosphere on Uranus or Neptune — and the Hubble Space Telescope has an update on each planet's current conditions. – Science news – The telescope regularly checks in on the two outer planets to see what's happening in their […]

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