Archive "Science"

Astronomers Find Fastest-Growing Black Hole Known in Space

Astronomers Find Fastest-Growing Black Hole Known in Space

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole known in the universe, describing it as a monster that devours a mass equivalent to our sun every two days. The astronomers at ANU have looked back more than 12 billion years to the early dark ages of the Universe, when this supermassive black hole was estimated to be the size of about 20 billion suns with a one...

Red Planet May Have Harbored Life in Past: New Study Reveals

Red Planet May Have Harbored Life in Past: New Study Reveals

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Scientists have found traces of fatty acids - key building blocks of biological cells - in acidic streams in the UK, which they say hint that life may once have existed on Mars. The researchers from Imperial College London in the UK concluded that there could be nearly 12,000 Olympic sized pools of organic matter on Mars that could represent traces of past life....

New Hope for Patients with Depression, Anxiety

New Hope for Patients with Depression, Anxiety

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - There is a strong link between depression and anxiety disorders and autoimmune thyroiditis (AIT), a chronic thyroid condition affecting approximately 10 percent of the population. Scientists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have now proven that special treatment could help many sufferers, especially women.Depression and anxiety are among...

Heart Disease Severity May Depend on Nitric Oxide Levels

Heart Disease Severity May Depend on Nitric Oxide Levels

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The most common heart medications may get an assist from nitric oxide circulating in the body, according to a new study. The most common heart medications may get an assist from nitric oxide circulating in the body, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Researchers showed that nitric oxide may help commonly used heart drugs...

1st human cell production plant inaugurated in W Asia

1st human cell production plant inaugurated in W Asia

TEHRAN, May 15 (Press Shia) – An equipped first human cell production factory was opened in West Asia in the in the presence of First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri.Minister of Health and Medical Education Dr. Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi and Sorena Sattari Vice President for Science and Technology, Hamid-Reza Tayyebi Head of Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research Activities...

Could A Multiverse Be Hospitable to Life?

Could A Multiverse Be Hospitable to Life?

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A Multiverse -- where our Universe is only one of many -- might not be as inhospitable to life as previously thought, according to new research. Questions about whether other universes might exist as part of a larger Multiverse, and if they could harbour life, are burning issues in modern cosmology.Now new research led by Durham University, UK, and Australia's...

Biggest blood bag producing company of Mideast opens in Iran

Biggest blood bag producing company of Mideast opens in Iran

TEHRAN, May 14 (Press Shia) – The largest blood bag manufacturing company of Middle East was inaugurated on Monday in Payam Special Economic Zone, Alborz Province.This great company is one of the results of the JCPOA, ISNA quoted Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi as saying in the inauguration ceremony. Describing economy as the necessary tool for reaching independence and...

Iranian app eases indoor navigation 

Iranian app eases indoor navigation 

TEHRAN, May 13 (Press Shia) – An Iranian startup has developed a mobile application which can help individuals to navigate through indoor spaces.Named “Indooria”, this app guides individuals in indoor locations, one of the members of this startup Farshid Abdollahi told Mehr News correspondent on Sunday. Showing the real-time location of the user, the app runs without the need to access...

Stone Age Hepatitis B Virus Decoded

Stone Age Hepatitis B Virus Decoded

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Scientists have successfully reconstructed genomes from Stone Age and Medieval European strains of the hepatitis B virus. This unprecedented recovery of ancient virus DNA indicates that hepatitis B was circulating in Europe at least 7,000 years ago. An international team of scientists led by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and...

Sun’s Final Performance May Be More Spectacular than Thought

Sun’s Final Performance May Be More Spectacular than Thought

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Even that great fiery sun that has served us all so brilliantly will one day die. But when it does take its final bow, there won't be much of an audience left.In about 5 billion years — the rough date scientists peg for that final days of the sun — we'll be long gone. Even the planets, at least as we know them, will be no more.But what drama we'll...