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Iran to hold intl. school on application of nanomaterials in medicine

Iran to hold intl. school on application of nanomaterials in medicine

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – The International School on Applications of Nanomaterials in Medicine is due to be held at Sharif University of Technology early November, INIC announced Sat. According to Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), the International School on Applications of Nanomaterials in Medicine will be held at Sharif University of Technology on 2-4 November 2016. ...

Health min. calls for further Iran-Cyprus medical coop.

Health min. calls for further Iran-Cyprus medical coop.

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Health Minister Hashemi has stressed the need to develop relations between Iran and Cyprus in areas of health, treatment as well as medical education.Speaking at the ceremony to sign a health, treatment, education, research and pharmaceutical cooperation agreement with his Cypriot counterpart, Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi said Iran holds...

Chancellors of Serbian universities visit UT

Chancellors of Serbian universities visit UT

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (Press Shia) – Academic delegation from Serbia visited University of Tehran on Wednesday with the aim to develop scientific exchanges between the two countries.The 6-member delegation from universities of John Naisbitt, Kragujevac and Novi Sad and theological school of Belgrade University paid a visit to University of Tehran in order to get familiar with educational, research...

Intl. Conf. on Renewable Energies to be held in Dec.

Intl. Conf. on Renewable Energies to be held in Dec.

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (Press Shia) – International Conference on Renewable Energies will be held in December this year with the support of Renewable Energy Research and Technology Bureau.Renewable Energy Development in Iran as a developing country with an oil-based economy is a difficult and time-consuming process which requires the cooperation of all domestic and international actors. However,...

Iran produces carbon active from pistachio shells

Iran produces carbon active from pistachio shells

TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology used pistachio shells to produce carbon active with new nanostructural properties applicable in production of purification filters.The most important application of carbon active is in the separation of undesired smell, color and tastes from water at home and in industrial purification, air filtration,...

Learning Foreign Languages Sharpens Mind

Learning Foreign Languages Sharpens Mind

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The more foreign languages we learn, the more effectively our brain reacts and processes the data accumulated in the course of learning, scientists have found. Researchers from the Higher School of Economics (HSE) together with colleagues from the University of Helsinki have discovered that learning foreign languages enhances the our brain's elasticity and its...

New Light on Complex Nature of 'Hot Jupiter' Atmospheres

New Light on Complex Nature of 'Hot Jupiter' Atmospheres

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A team of international researchers used state-of-the-art modelling techniques to extensively study the atmosphere of a 'hot Jupiter' found 150 light-years from Earth. Fascinating new light could be shed on the complex atmospheres of planets which orbit stars outside our own solar system, thanks to pioneering new research. Scientists from the University of...

The Supernova That Wasn't: A Tale of Three Cosmic Eruptions

The Supernova That Wasn't: A Tale of Three Cosmic Eruptions

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Long-term observations with the Hubble Space Telescope revealed that Eta Carinae, a very massive star system that has puzzled astronomers since it erupted in a supernova-like event in the mid-19th century, has a past that's much more violent than they thought. In the mid-1800s, astronomers surveying the night sky in the Southern Hemisphere noticed something...

Parents' Math Skills 'Rub Off' on Their Children

Parents' Math Skills 'Rub Off' on Their Children

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Parents who excel at math produce children who excel at math. This is according to a recent study that shows a distinct transfer of math skills from parent to child. The study made by the University of Pittsburgh specifically explored intergenerational transmission -- the concept of parental influence on an offspring's behavior or psychology -- in mathematic...