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7 Iranians among world’s most impactful scientists

7 Iranians among world’s most impactful scientists

TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – The 2017 Highly Cited Researchers List recently released by Clarivate Analytics has named seven Iranians among the world’s most impactful scientific researchers.Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in trusted insights and analytics that accelerate the pace of innovation, has released its publication of its annual Highly Cited Researchers list among...

Asthma Attacks Reduced in Tree-Lined Urban Neighborhoods

Asthma Attacks Reduced in Tree-Lined Urban Neighborhoods

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – People living in polluted urban areas are far less likely to be admitted to hospital with asthma when there are lots of trees in their neighborhood, a new study has found. The study conducted by the University of Exeter's medical school into the impact of urban greenery on asthma suggests that respiratory health can be improved by the expansion of tree cover in very...

Singaporean corporate to develop 2nd phase of Isfahan Tech. Town

Singaporean corporate to develop 2nd phase of Isfahan Tech. Town

TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (Press Shia) – The 2nd phase of Isfahan Science and Technology Town will be developed by Singaporean renowned corporate EDIS, said an official at Iranian Ministry of Information and Communication Technology on Saturday.Economic Development Innovations Singapore Pte Ltd (EDIS), a Singaporean corporate signed an agreement with Isfahan Science Technology Town (ISTT) to develop the...

Decrease in Sunshine, Increase in Rickets

Decrease in Sunshine, Increase in Rickets

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Britain's increasing cloudiness during the summer could be an important reason for the mysterious increase in rickets among British children over the past few decades, suggests new research. A University of Toronto student and professor have teamed up to discover that Britain's increasing cloudiness during the summer could be an important reason for the mysterious...

Scientists Hoping for a Reply from Advanced Alien Civilizations in 25 Years

Scientists Hoping for a Reply from Advanced Alien Civilizations in 25 Years

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A small group of scientists has unilaterally decided to send messages to any advanced alien civilization living in a star system 12.4 light years (over 70 trillion miles) away. The message, which includes pieces of music, math and technology, was transmitted to the GJ273 system over three days in October and includes instructions about how they should reply to us...

Eating Regular Variety of Nuts Associated with Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Eating Regular Variety of Nuts Associated with Lower Risk of Heart Disease

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - People who regularly eat nuts, including peanuts, walnuts and tree nuts, have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease compared to people who never or almost never eat nuts, according to a new study. The study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology is the largest to date looking at frequency of nut...

Another Reason to Exercise: Protecting Your Sight

Another Reason to Exercise: Protecting Your Sight

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – People who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to significantly lower their risk of glaucoma, according to new research. People who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to significantly lower their risk of glaucoma, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of...

Maryam Mirzakhani to be commemorated at Sharif University

Maryam Mirzakhani to be commemorated at Sharif University

TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Sharif University is going to hold a commemoration ceremony to play homage to late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani on November 21.The commemoration ceremony of Maryam Mirzakhani, the late Iranian mathematician, will be attended by relatives, friends, officials, university professors and students. The Iranian winner of Fields Medal, also known as...

Blue Lighting to Help Us Relax Faster Than White Lighting after An Argument

Blue Lighting to Help Us Relax Faster Than White Lighting after An Argument

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers say that blue light accelerates the relaxation process after acute psychosocial stress such as arguing with a friend or when someone pressures you to quickly finish some task. Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR), in collaboration with the School for Special Education San Rafael (Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God, Granada, Spain) have proven, by...

15 foreign firms keen on investing in Iran’s ICT

15 foreign firms keen on investing in Iran’s ICT

TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (Press Shia) – Fifteen foreign companies have voiced readiness to invest in Iran’s information and communication technology projects, CEO of the Office of Innovation and Investment Support at ICT Ministry said Sunday.Hamid Ahmadian told Mehr News correspondent on Sunday that Iran’s ICT Corridor, which is currently in its second phase and will fully come on stream in 2021,...