Archive "Science"

New Approach in The Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

New Approach in The Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - According to the WHO, around 700,000 people die every year as a result of antibiotic resistance. Scientists have now discovered that there is a point in the production process of the proteins at which it can be regulated by bacteria. According to the WHO, around 700,000 people die every year as a result of antibiotic resistance. In Germany, around 6,000 people die...

Working Together Key to Weight Loss in Relationships

Working Together Key to Weight Loss in Relationships

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Couples who are trying to lose weight could be putting their relationship under strain by using unsuitable strategies to achieve their weight loss goals, a new study suggests. Interpersonal communication expert, Dr René Dailey, investigated how individuals interpret their partner's approaches to help weight loss, aiming to provide more tailored...

Iran, S Korea hold meeting on nanotech. cooperation

Iran, S Korea hold meeting on nanotech. cooperation

TEHRAN, May 06 (Press Shia Agency) – A joint meeting was held Sun. between Iranian and South Korean companies active in the field of nanotechnology aimed at expanding cooperation and commercializing new products.The joint cooperation between Iran and South Korea took place in the form of a program called ‘Iran-South Korea Club’ in collaboration with the Korea Institute of Science and...

Iran keen to promote scientific coop. with Russia in Caspian Sea

Iran keen to promote scientific coop. with Russia in Caspian Sea

TEHRAN, May 05 (Press Shia) – Iran’s minister of science said Sat. Iran is interested in promoting scientific cooperation with Russia in the Caspian Sea to improve its ecosystem. Iran’s Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansour Gholami met and talked with Russian president’s special representative for humanitarian cooperation with the Caspian countries Ramazan Abdulatipov in...

Iran’s AUT builds robotic playhouse for kids

Iran’s AUT builds robotic playhouse for kids

TEHRAN, May 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT) have designed and built a robotic playhouse for children called ‘Robokids’.Amir Mogouei, one of the project managers, told Mehr News correspondent on Saturday that the robotic playhouse ‘Robokids’ has been designed and built through domestic technology, and aimed at entertaining children...

Ancient, Sun-Powered Tech for Perfect Water

Ancient, Sun-Powered Tech for Perfect Water

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Scientists have developed a low-cost device -shaped like a birdhouse- that could help provide drinking water to people affected by natural disasters. The idea of using energy from the sun to evaporate and purify water is ancient. The Greek philosopher Aristotle reportedly described such a process more than 2,000 years ago.Now, researchers are bringing this technology into...

Data from 1996 Sheds New Light on Moon with Subsurface Ocean, Magnetosphere

Data from 1996 Sheds New Light on Moon with Subsurface Ocean, Magnetosphere

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Twenty-two years ago, the Galileo spacecraft made its first flyby of Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest moon. Scientists with NASA have taken a new look at the data collected during that historic encounter, providing tantalizing new details about this strange celestial object, its unique magnetic shield, and its unusually bright auroras.We don’t talk very much...

Exercise May Help Seniors with Word, Memory Problems

Exercise May Help Seniors with Word, Memory Problems

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A small study finds that healthy older people who exercise regularly have fewer problems with word retrieval. Can't recall that word that's on the tip of your tongue? Exercise might help.Physical activity is tied to a host of benefits. Now, a small study finds that healthy older people who exercise regularly have fewer problems with word retrieval, UPI...

Iran to launch 4 stem cell research centers abroad

Iran to launch 4 stem cell research centers abroad

TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (Press Shia) – In line with transferring technology and technical knowhow, Islamic Republic of Iran intends to set up a number of four equipped research centers in Iraq, Oman, Azerbaijan Republic and Syria.Chief Executive of Royan Institute Morteza Zarrabi made the above remark and said, “these four stem cell centers will be inaugurated by the end of the current Iranian...

Scientists Keep Pigs’ Brains Alive for 36 Hours

Scientists Keep Pigs’ Brains Alive for 36 Hours

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - researchers have successfully kept alive the brain cells of decapitated pigs for 36 hours, sparking concerns over the ethics involved in such frontline research. The MIT Technology Review said a team at Yale University led by neuro-scientist Nenad Sestan had carried out experiments on between 100 and 200 pigs sourced from an abattoir.Sestan had presented the findings of the...