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2017 Mustafa (pbuh) Prize Laureates announced

2017 Mustafa (pbuh) Prize Laureates announced

YEREVAN, Nov. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Today, Mustafa(pbuh) Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF) hosted the press conference of the ceremony which is set to start on 1 December, as Mahdi Safarinia and Hassan Zohoor and Hamidreza Rabiee responded to the questions by international reporters.During the press conference at the Institute of Culture, Art and Architecture in Tehran, Mahdi...

Scientist Explores Possibility of A Different Origin than Big Bang

Scientist Explores Possibility of A Different Origin than Big Bang

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Big Bang theory is the best known and most accepted explanation for the beginning and evolution of the universe, but it is hardly a consensus among scientists. Brazilian physicist Juliano Cesar Silva Neves is part of a group of researchers who dare to imagine a different origin. In a study recently published in the journal General Relativity and Gravitation,...

Intl. aerospace expo. kicks off in Tehran

Intl. aerospace expo. kicks off in Tehran

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (Press Shia) – The 8th International Aviation & Space Industries Exhibition of Iran got on way in Tehran on Tuesday morning.The eighth edition of the event is attended by nine foreign and several domestic companies and knowledge-based firms active in aviation and space field. Underway at Tehran Aerospace Exhibition Center, the 8th Iranian aerospace exhibition will run through...

New Mechanisms Found of Cell Death in Neurodegenerative Disorders

New Mechanisms Found of Cell Death in Neurodegenerative Disorders

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – New mechanisms of cell death have now been discovered, which may be involved in debilitating neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, report scientists. Researchers at King's College London have discovered new mechanisms of cell death, which may be involved in debilitating neurodegenerative disorders, such as...

Kuala Lampur Photo Fest. 2017 hosts Iranian photo

Kuala Lampur Photo Fest. 2017 hosts Iranian photo

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – The Kuala Lumpur Photo Exhibition entitled ‘Something Black, Something White,’ which is currently underway between 24-26 November 2017, is hosting an Iranian photographer’s photo. Mahnaz Shafiei’s photo ‘The Hands’ has to compete with a number of 187 other photos. This is the 21st edition of the photography exhibition.  The photos are...

Iranian researchers develop anti-cancer prodrug from yew

Iranian researchers develop anti-cancer prodrug from yew

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company have developed an anti-cancer prodrug from the bark of yew trees which will be unveiled during Research Week in mid-December.Dr. Farid Mor, head of Fars Technology Park, told Mehr News correspondent on Sunday that a group of Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company have succeeded in developing an...

Smart People Have Better Connected Brains

Smart People Have Better Connected Brains

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Differences in intelligence have so far mostly been attributed to differences in specific brain regions. However, are smart people's brains also wired differently to those of less intelligent persons? A new study supports this assumption. In intelligent persons, certain brain regions are more strongly involved in the flow of information between brain regions,...

There May Be No Dark Matter, Dark Energy in Universe

There May Be No Dark Matter, Dark Energy in Universe

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Dark matter and dark energy may not actually exist, according to a study which suggests that accelerating expansion of the universe and the movement of the stars in the galaxies can be explained without these concepts. For close to a century, researchers have hypothesized that the universe contains more matter than can be directly observed, known as "dark...

Ceremony honors Maryam Mirzakhani in Tehran

Ceremony honors Maryam Mirzakhani in Tehran

TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (Press Shia) – A commemoration ceremony was held on Tue. in Sharif University of Technology, Tehran to commemorate Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani who passed away in July due to cancer recurrence. The ceremony was attended by relatives, friends, officials, university professors and students. Mirzakhani was a professor at Stanford University and had won Fields Medal, also...

Iran to increase nano product sales in Chinese market

Iran to increase nano product sales in Chinese market

TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran will soon open three more sales offices in China for the sale of domestically-produced nanotechnology products, Head of the Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Saeed Sarkar said Wednesday.INIC Secretary-General Saeed Sarkar told Mehr News correspondent on Wednesday that the country plans to open three more nano product sales offices in...