Archive "Science"

Iranian researchers discover new archaea species

Iranian researchers discover new archaea species

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Researchers in Iranian Biological Research Center have discovered and registered the 12th species of Archaea in IBRC’s Microorganism Bank.Concerning this new microorganism, Seyyed Abolhassan Shahzade Fazeli, the head of Iranian Biological Research Center said “isolation and maintenance of strains are among the important missions of Microorganism Bank of...

Biggest Asteroid Ever Detected Flies Past Earth

Biggest Asteroid Ever Detected Flies Past Earth

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The largest asteroid ever recorded has passed Earth at a distance of 145 million miles, giving scientists the opportunity to learn more about its physical characteristics. The 2.7-mile wide astral body, called Florence, will not approach the planet this close again until 2500.It is classified as a “potentially hazardous” asteroid by the International...

INIC controls quality of Iranian nano products

INIC controls quality of Iranian nano products

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (Press Shia) – A manager at Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council said INIC carries out quality control tests on Iranian nano products before releasing them into the market.Stressing that monitoring the domestic market for Nano products is a priority for Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), head of the Industrial Promotion Group at the INIC Ali Tahari told Press...

Iran’s global share of math production on rise

Iran’s global share of math production on rise

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – The position of Iranian researchers in international journals shows that Iran’s share of mathematics papers in the world has increased from 2.3% in 2011 to 3.3% in 2017, according to ISI figures.According to Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), Dr. Mohammad Javad Dehghani noted that the Essential Science Indicator of Institute for Information...

Elecom Games to host qualifiers for 2017 e-Sports

Elecom Games to host qualifiers for 2017 e-Sports

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Elecom Games Festival will be hosting qualifier matches for the upcoming e-Sports World Championship which will take place in Busan, South Korea.Elecom Games competition will kick off on September 10 in the Book Garden of Tehran and it will last until September 16. Meanwhile the 9th installment of e-Sports World Championship 2017 will take place in...

10 Iranian profs. among top 1% scientists in world

10 Iranian profs. among top 1% scientists in world

TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Thomson Reuters ISI recently announced that 10 faculty members from Iran University of Science and Technology are among the top 1% scientists in the world.According to the latest announcements made by Thomson Reuters Institute for Information Science, Dr. Mahmood Mehrdad Shokrie and Dr. Shahram Jadid, faculty members from Iran University of Science and...

Tehran to host intl. conf. on nanofibers

Tehran to host intl. conf. on nanofibers

TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (Press Shia) – The international conference on nanofibers 2017 (ICNF 2017) will be held at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, in October 2017. According to the event's website, representatives from the top international academic, government and private industry labs of different disciplines will participate in ICNF 2017 to get introduced to new technology trends,...

Google Play Store May Soon Be Available in Iran: Report

Google Play Store May Soon Be Available in Iran: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Google has added more countries, including Iran to the Google Play Developer Console, a report said. The countries of Iran, China, Cuba, Macau, Myanmar, and Sudan, which could not previously access the Google Play Store, or could not access paid services, will soon be able to use the Google Play Store, XDA-Developers reported on Saturday. The list of countries which...

2017 Noor Student Competition honors winners

2017 Noor Student Competition honors winners

TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (Press Shia) – The 2nd round of Noor Student Competition; Recognition of Prof. Jackie Ying awarded winners from over 5000 nominations from different countries for their remarkable achievements.According to Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF) Media, on September 1, coinciding with the Eid al-Adha, the closing ceremony of the second round of Noor Student Competition;...

ICT in talks with big game companies to transfer servers

ICT in talks with big game companies to transfer servers

TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (Press Shia) – Regarding his efforts to solve the connection issues of online games, ICT minister has announced the start of negotiations with international game companies to transfer their servers to Iran.In an Instagram post on Friday, Iran's ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said that he would pursue the demands of Iranian netizens to improve connection quality...