Archive "Science"

New species of rose discovered

New species of rose discovered

SEMNAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia) – Botanists in Plant Ecology Department of Damghan University have discovered a new species of rose.The new species is endemic to rocky precipices of the no-hunting areas of Sarband Dibaj in north of Damghan. The new rose was named Damghan Beautiful Wood, out of respect for the eponymous city. It grows up 2-4 centimeters in height and has downy carpels and...

Iranian scientist wins international physics award

Iranian scientist wins international physics award

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – IUPAP, the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics granted Young Scientist Prize to Iranian scientist Mohsen Rahmani.Dr. Mohsen Rahmani won the 2017 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Laser Physics and Photonics (Fundamental Aspects) for his outstanding contributions to light-matter interactions at nanoscale, particularly...

Iran, Turkey hold workshop on tech transfer

Iran, Turkey hold workshop on tech transfer

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran-Turkey joint workshop on technology transfer was held in Tehran with an aim to exchange valuable experiences in the fields of science and technology.Ahmadreza Alaei Tabatabaei, Director General of the Technology Transfer Department at Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology, said the workshop was held on 15-16 February 2017 with an aim to...

Iran to attend Oman Downstream Expo

Iran to attend Oman Downstream Expo

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia) – Iranian downstream knowledge-based companies active in the fields of oil and gas will take part in the 2nd Oman Downstream Exhibition & Conference in March 2017.Export services corridor of knowledge-based products of Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology will provide support for domestic companies to participate in the 2nd Oman Downstream Exhibition...

37th nuclear achievements expo opens in Tehran

37th nuclear achievements expo opens in Tehran

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia) – The 37th specialized exhibition of Iran’s nuclear industry achievements has been inaugurated Sat. at University of Tehran.The 37th exhibition of Iran’s nuclear achievements was inaugurated today by Deputy Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Asghar Zarean at University of Tehran. The exhibition includes three main sections on...

Mexico after medical coop. with Iran: Mexican Sen.

Mexico after medical coop. with Iran: Mexican Sen.

TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Health Minister Hashemi and the Mexican senators of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension of the Senate of the Republic of Mexico met on Thursday.Iranian Health Minister Seyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi who is visiting Mexico after his stop in Cuba, met with the chairmen and member senators of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and...

Royan Inst. unveils 3D bioprinter

Royan Inst. unveils 3D bioprinter

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (Press Shia) – Researchers in Royan Institute has succeeded in developing a 3D bioprinter or bioplotter, unveiled the product on Thursday.The project manager told Iran’s state news agency Press Shia that 3D printers were common in some parts of the world and the Royan Institute had the honor to develop the printer; Majid Halvaei said the project initiated four years ago in the...

Iranian researchers find way to treat long bone nonunion  

Iranian researchers find way to treat long bone nonunion  

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at Royan Research Institute have proved in a study that the problem with long bone nonunion is related to mesenchymal cells.Long bone nonunion is a serious complication of a fracture in which the normal process of bone healing is interrupted or stalled. If the accident in which the bone is fractured is at least nine...

1st oceanographic research vessel starts operation

1st oceanographic research vessel starts operation

TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – First oceanographic research vessel code-named "Persian Gulf Explorer" become operational in port city of Bandar Abbas on Tuesday. Speaking during the ceremony, attended by Iran's Minister of Science Mohammad .Farhadi, head of Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science Nasser Hajizadeh said the vessel will kick off...

Iran’s joint coop. with foreign researchers hits 5% increase

Iran’s joint coop. with foreign researchers hits 5% increase

TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (Press Shia) – The share of Iran’s joint research papers with foreign scientists in 2016 shows a five per cent increase compared to last year, Iran’s Minister of Science Farhadi said Monday.Mohammad Farhadi, Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology, made the announcement during the commemoration ceremony of the 30th session of the Khwarizmi International Award...