Archive "Science"

Travelling into Deep Space Could Kill Astronauts: NASA Finds

Travelling into Deep Space Could Kill Astronauts: NASA Finds

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - New Nasa-funded study has found that travelling long distances in space could destroy astronauts’ guts. The research raises substantial red flags about the possibility of humans taking journeys to places such as Mars.It follows previous studies that suggested such journeys could do significant damage to people’s brains and might age them prematurely.The new research...

More Successful Corneal Transplants Possible with New Eye Discovery

More Successful Corneal Transplants Possible with New Eye Discovery

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Eye specialists made new discovery that could help to improve the success of corneal transplants for patients whose sight has been affected by disease. The research has shed light on a characteristic of a thin membrane called the Descemets membrane which can cause difficulties for surgeons performing the intricate Descemets membrane transplant procedure.The study was led by...

Telegram Desktop App Leaks Private IP Addresses during Voice Calls

Telegram Desktop App Leaks Private IP Addresses during Voice Calls

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Telegram reputation for privacy and security brought into question after its desktop app was discovered to have been leaking both public and private IP addresses during voice calls due to its peer-to-peer framework, by Security researcher Dhiraj Mishra. Where mobile users could turn off peer-to-peer calls and keep their information secret, you had no choice but use the...

Researchers Develop Biofuel-Powered Sensor Able to Detect, Prevent Disease

Researchers Develop Biofuel-Powered Sensor Able to Detect, Prevent Disease

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - An implantable, biofuel-powered sensor was developed by researchers that runs on sugar and can monitor a body's biological signals to detect, prevent and diagnose diseases. A cross-disciplinary research team led by Subhanshu Gupta, assistant professor in WSU's School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, developed the unique sensor, which, enabled...

Facebook Experiences Its Worst Week as Data Security of 50 Million Users Breach

Facebook Experiences Its Worst Week as Data Security of 50 Million Users Breach

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Facebook discovered a massive security breach affecting 50 million user accounts including its managers. Facebook on Friday said a breach affected 50 million people on the social network.The vulnerability stemmed from Facebook's "view as" feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to other people. Attackers exploited code associated with the...

First Ever Video of Asteroid Sent Back to Earth by Japanese Rovers (+Video)

First Ever Video of Asteroid Sent Back to Earth by Japanese Rovers (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Human species have for the first time captured the surface of an asteroid on video footage by Hayabusa 2 mission to Ryugu. Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission to Ryugu is among the most bold and ambitious space missions that humans have ever launched and now, for the first time, we as a species have captured video footage on the surface of an asteroid.Rovers Minerva-II1A and...

Facebook Confirms Members’ Phone Numbers Used by Advertisers

Facebook Confirms Members’ Phone Numbers Used by Advertisers

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Facebook confirmed the reports that advertisers were secretly using phone numbers given by members of the social network for enhanced security. A study by two US universities, first reported by news website Gizmodo, found that phone numbers given to Facebook for two-factor authentication were also used to target advertising.Two-factor authentication is intended to...

First Ever Case of Rat Disease Found in Human

First Ever Case of Rat Disease Found in Human

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A man has developed the world's first ever human case of the rat version of the hepatitis E virus, University of Hong Kong said Friday, warning the discovery had "major public health significance". There had previously been no evidence the disease could jump from rats to humans, the said."This study conclusively proves for the first time in the world that...

Scientists Disprove Widely Accepted Idea about Neutron Stars

Scientists Disprove Widely Accepted Idea about Neutron Stars

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Scientists disproved a widely accepted idea about neutron stars with a recent observation of a high-energy particle jet. We’ve written lots about relativistic jets recently—these are particles shooting out of black holes or neutron stars at nearly light-speed. But scientists have long thought that strong magnetic fields around some neutron stars would prevent...

Sony Shows Green Light for Cross-Play on PS4

Sony Shows Green Light for Cross-Play on PS4

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Sony is finally allowing its users to cross-play on PlayStation 4 meaning the console owners will soon get to play the same game against people on competing consoles. In a blog post, Sony say:Following a comprehensive evaluation process, SIE has identified a path toward supporting cross-platform features for select third party content. We recognize that PS4 players...