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Iran to launch communications satellite by 2021

Iran to launch communications satellite by 2021

TEHRAN, Oct. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – The head of Iranian Space Research Center Hassan Haddadpour said if everything goes according to plans, Iran will place 3 remote sensing satellites and one communications satellite in orbit by 2021.Manufacturing and launching satellites is an important part of space industry which can create a large amount of revenue by offering satellite services, so much...

Researchers make robots for disabled rehabilitation

Researchers make robots for disabled rehabilitation

TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – The CEO of an Iranian knowledge-based firm announced the company’s access to soft robot technologies, and said developing the technology could create a revolutionary improvement in the life quality of the physically impaired.Amir Salar Jafarpishe, the CEO of a knowledge-based company specializing in rehabilitation technologies, announced this piece of...

Iran to coop. with APSCO on building microsat, CubeSat  

Iran to coop. with APSCO on building microsat, CubeSat  

TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (Press Shia) – Head of Iranian Space Agency said Iran is currently in cooperation with APSCO member states to design and develop two international satellite projects.Mohsen Bahrami told Mehr News on Saturday that the Small Student Satellite Project (SSS Project) includes the development of a ‘microsatellite’ and a ‘CubeSat’ satellite, adding “we are in charge of parts...

Iranian made bandage delivers meds autonomously

Iranian made bandage delivers meds autonomously

TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (Press Shia) – A team of researchers from the University of Nebraska, Harvard medical school and MIT have developed a bandage that releases medication over time. The medical bandage is made of electrically conductive fibers coated with hydrogel. The gel contains medication such as antibiotics, growth factor and painkillers meaning that one bandage could contain several...

Iran, Europe to cooperate on Nano security

Iran, Europe to cooperate on Nano security

TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – The Research and Innovation department of European Commission expressed interest in cooperating with Iran in the area of Nano security.This new development came about during the two-day event called Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) which is one of the events of EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation, taking place in...

New Research to Combat Pancreatic Cancer

New Research to Combat Pancreatic Cancer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – New research is underway that could help scientists combat the most lethal of cancers: pancreatic cancer. Tal Danino, a professor at the Data Science Institute, is conducting research that could help scientists combat the most lethal of cancers: pancreatic cancer.In a recent study, working with a team of researchers, Danino demonstrated that bacteria in pancreatic...

Asteroid Size of a Small House to Fly Past Earth Next Week

Asteroid Size of a Small House to Fly Past Earth Next Week

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A huge space rock approaching Earth is set to make a relatively close pass next week when it flies by our planet at about one-eighth of the distance to the moon. NASA said it would use the opportunity to test its ability to tackle the asteroid threat.Asteroid 2012 TC4, approaching Earth at around 30,000 mph (14 km/s), is set to pass at a distance of about 27,000 miles...

Black Tea May Help with Weight Loss, Too

Black Tea May Help with Weight Loss, Too

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut, research indicates for the first time. UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. In a study of mice, the scientists showed that black tea alters energy metabolism...

Tehran to host 18th Telecom Exhibition

Tehran to host 18th Telecom Exhibition

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – The 18th International Exhibition of Telecommunications, Information Technology & Innovative CIT Solutions will launch from October 16-19, 2017, hosting 225 domestic and 93 foreign companies.As the most important telecommunication event of the country, the exhibition will take place at Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds with a space as big as 32000...

Healthy Bacteria in Yogurt May Reduce Lupus Symptoms in Mice

Healthy Bacteria in Yogurt May Reduce Lupus Symptoms in Mice

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Researchers have released findings that explain how a type of healthy bacteria in yogurt and other dairy products might reduce disease symptoms in certain patients with lupus. The findings were released by researchers at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.Xin Luo, assistant professor of immunology in the Department of Biomedical...