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Iran claims 5 orbital slots to place satellites

Iran claims 5 orbital slots to place satellites

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology announced that Iran has been granted 5 orbital slots, adding arrangements to position the satellites at 43.5 degrees are underway.Speaking at the opening ceremony of World Space Week, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said depending on the needs of countries, a satellite is placed in these...

Researchers produce antibacterial analgesic cream

Researchers produce antibacterial analgesic cream

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company have produced an analgesic cream with antibacterial properties that is applicable for rheumatic patients.The produced analgesic cream with antibacterial properties contains silver nanoparticles and is currently available in the market. The presence of silver nanoparticles has increased the penetration of...

Skipping Breakfast Associated with Hardening of the Arteries

Skipping Breakfast Associated with Hardening of the Arteries

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Skipping breakfast is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or the hardening and narrowing of arteries due to a build-up of plaque, according to research. The research was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.Eating a healthy breakfast has been shown to promote greater heart health, including healthier weight and...

AUT wins 1st place in intl. Chem-E-Car competition

AUT wins 1st place in intl. Chem-E-Car competition

TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – A team from Amir Kabir University of Technology, won 1st place in design competition in the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering and Chem-E-Car competition. Representatives from 23 countries including the US participated in the Chem-E-Car competition which is held annually among mechanical engineering students from across the world. The...

Fiery Collisions That Gave Birth to Earth Could Have Evaporated 40% of Our World

Fiery Collisions That Gave Birth to Earth Could Have Evaporated 40% of Our World

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The ground under your feet was not always so firm. Earth is thought to have gradually coalesced in fiery collisions of smaller planetoids – and those hellish conditions can now explain an enduring scientific mystery. Though scientists have long held to this view of planetary accretion, it's never been clear why the chemical makeup of Earth is different to the...

Cells Back from Brink of Death

Cells Back from Brink of Death

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Biologists could explore the molecular underpinnings of the cells that recover from the verge of programmed death. A new collaboration between two UC Santa Barbara labs explored the underlying molecular mechanism of a remarkable process called anastasis, a Greek word meaning "rising to life."Building on earlier work showing that cells can recover from the...

Italy’s Camerino Uni., Iran’s Mustafa Uni. Sign agreement

Italy’s Camerino Uni., Iran’s Mustafa Uni. Sign agreement

TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (Press Shia) – Iranian international University of Mustafa signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop cooperation with Italian University of Camerino.To expand academic cooperation between Iranian and Italian universities, Haniyeh Torkiyan, the representative of Iranian Qom based Mustafa International University, and Flavio Corradini, the Rector of the University of...

Iran, Armenia agree on TV, mobile frequency coop.

Iran, Armenia agree on TV, mobile frequency coop.

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia) – Iran and Armenia agreed on a joint protocol to regulated mobile phone frequencies of the two neighboring countries.Iran and Armenia held the second meeting for coordinating the flow of mobile and TV and Radio frequencies where the two sides signed an agreement on a joint protocol governing the generation 2, generation 3, and generation 4 grid of mobile networks. ...

ITU head says will talk to Apple over banning Iranian apps

ITU head says will talk to Apple over banning Iranian apps

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia) – Iran’s ICT minister demanded that International Communication Union addresses cancellation of Iranian carriers’ membership in GSMA and apple’s treatment of Iranian developers.Iran’s ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi met with Houlin Zhao, the head of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), on the sidelines of the ITU Telecom World 2017...

IoT cuts water consumption by 50%

IoT cuts water consumption by 50%

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia) – Speaking at ITU conference in South Korea, Iranian ICT Minister Azari Jahromi said the initial execution of using Internet of Things (IoT) for intelligent water management has shown a 50% drop in water consumption.Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi addressed the ICT ministers of ITU member states at the...