Archive "Science"

Powerlifting Helps Old People Live Longer

Powerlifting Helps Old People Live Longer

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Brazilian scientists claim that older people who lift weights in the gym will live for longer. - Science news - But they will only have lower odds of being sent to an early grave if they lift weights quickly and in moderation – and they must avoid heavy ones. Brazilian scientists tracked the muscle power of 4,000 people aged between 40 and 85 over the course of six...

Studies Show Positive Effects of Daily Date Consumption

Studies Show Positive Effects of Daily Date Consumption

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Studies suggest consuming three dates per day over a consistent period can have positive health effects. - Science news - Dates, although high in calories, contain a solid dose of fiber, vital nutrients, and antioxidants. Studies have shown positive health effects after consuming three dates per day over a consistent period, Fit and Nutrition reported. So, what’s...

Users Complain about Slower Windows after April 2019 Updates

Users Complain about Slower Windows after April 2019 Updates

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Microsoft Windows 10 Users are complaining that Windows has suddenly become slower and programs are taking much longer to open after installing this week's Microsoft's April 2019 Patch Tuesday updates. - Science news - Recently, it was reported that there is a conflict between the latest Windows updates and Sophos, Avast, and Avira antivirus software that is causing...

Imitating Human Behaviors by AI Getting Dangerously Better

Imitating Human Behaviors by AI Getting Dangerously Better

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Efforts to have computers mimic the behavior of actual people can be confusing and potentially harmful as the artificial intelligence systems start getting more creative. - Science news - Take, for instance, an AI program that let web users compose music along with a virtual Johann Sebastian Bach by entering notes into a program that generates Bach-like...

Artificial Atoms Made to Work at Room Temperature

Artificial Atoms Made to Work at Room Temperature

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A simple way was discovered to fabricate artificial atoms with nanotechnology methods onto a microchip that work in ambient conditions suitable for secure online communications. - Science news - Ultra-secure online communications, completely indecipherable if intercepted, is one step closer with the help of a recently published discovery by University of Oregon...

First Ever Black Hole Seen By Human Gets A Name

First Ever Black Hole Seen By Human Gets A Name

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Astronomers took the first-ever image of a black hole, which is measures 40 billion km across, located in a distant galaxy and named it. - Science news - The black hole that was depicted for the first time this week in an image produced in a landmark experiment has been named by a language professor in Hawaii, Guardian reported. University of Hawaii-Hilo Hawaiian...

New State of Matter Discovered Allowing Atoms to Exist as both Liquid, Solid

New State of Matter Discovered Allowing Atoms to Exist as both Liquid, Solid

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A new state of matter was discovered that allows atoms to exist as both solid and liquid at the same time. - Science news - It was previously thought there were three states of matter: liquid, solid or gas. Experts were unsure whether the new state - known as a "chain-melted state" - was its own distinct state of matter or simply atoms transitioning between two...

Healthy Diet Can’t Be Replaced by Vitamins, Supplements

Healthy Diet Can’t Be Replaced by Vitamins, Supplements

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – New research suggests that vitamins and supplements may not be enough to keep you healthy. - Science news - Nutrients consumed via supplements do not improve health and longevity as effectively as those consumed through foods, according to the study. While getting the right nutrients in the right quantities from food was associated with a longer life, the same...

Iran Plans Three Satellite Launches This Year: Minister

Iran Plans Three Satellite Launches This Year: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian minister of information and communications technology said the country plans to launch three satellites into orbit this year despite US pressures. - Science news - Tehran would stick to its plans to launch three satellites this year, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi told Reuters in Geneva on Tuesday. “The rockets which have currently been developed in...

Android, iOS Phones Infected with Sophisticated Surveillance Malware

Android, iOS Phones Infected with Sophisticated Surveillance Malware

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Security researchers believe a malware based on so-called “lawful intercept” software in use by law enforcement and governments is targeting phones on both Android and iOS devices. - Science news - Researchers recently discovered a well-funded mobile phone surveillance operation that was capable of surreptitiously stealing a variety of data from phones running...