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Mars May Have Porous Crust

Mars May Have Porous Crust

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The NASA scientists found evidence that Mars' crust is not as dense as previously thought, a clue that could help researchers better understand the Red Planet's interior structure and evolution. A lower density likely means that at least part of Mars' crust is relatively porous. At this point, however, the team cannot rule out the possibility of a different...

Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A research team discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps prevent type 2 diabetes. The health benefits of olives -- and associated natural products such as olive oil -- have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.However, little was previously known about what specific compounds and biochemical interactions in the...

Intl. Iran Pharma expo underway in Tehran

Intl. Iran Pharma expo underway in Tehran

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (Press Shia) – The 3rd International Exhibition on Pharmaceuticals and Related Industries, Iran Pharma 2017, kicked off on Tuesday in Tehran and will run through September 14.The international event is playing host to 502 pharmaceutical companies, 164 of which are foreign ones. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Health Minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi, Head of Iran's...

Iran’s Air Force Overhauls Ilyushin Aircraft

Iran’s Air Force Overhauls Ilyushin Aircraft

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Technicians of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) have managed to successfully overhaul an Ilyushin Aircraft. It took experts at Shahid Doran Air Base in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz more than 48,000 man-hour to overhaul the aircraft.The military airplane made successful test flights after the overhaul and returned to service.The Ilyushin is a...

Cassini Probe About to Plunge to Its Doom

Cassini Probe About to Plunge to Its Doom

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Early on Friday morning, NASA's Cassini probe will meet its doom as it becomes a streak of plutonium-laced fireworks in the clouds of Saturn. The nuclear-powered robot was launched in 1997 to deeply study Saturn and its mysterious collection of moons. Cassini arrived in 2004, dropped off a lander on one moon, began orbiting Saturn, and has beamed back data and...

Researchers find link between Alzheimer’s, bipolar disorder

Researchers find link between Alzheimer’s, bipolar disorder

TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at Royan Research Institute have proved that the agent responsible for Alzheimer's disease is similar to that in patients with bipolar disorder.Dr. Kourosh Shahpasand discussed with Press Shia Agency correspondent the latest findings of his team in regard to the Alzheimer’s disease and bipolar disorder, saying “after years of...

Iran to send human to space by 2025

Iran to send human to space by 2025

TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – While announcing continued studies to send humans to space, the head of Iran’s Aerospace Research Institute (ARI) said they may try sending a robot or a live creature before the final stage of sending a human.Regarding the project for sending a live creature to space which was halted, the head of ARI Fathollah Ommi stated “we have successfully launched...

Sometimes You Shouldn't Say Sorry

Sometimes You Shouldn't Say Sorry

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Being socially rejected can be a painful emotional experience, but being told sorry may not soften the blow, finds a new study. Imagine you find out that your friend meets with mutual co-workers for lunch every Friday. You ask to join, but your friend declines your request. Could the way they phrased this rejection make you feel more or less hurt about being snubbed?A new...

Datis Khodrow to indigenize hybrid cars

Datis Khodrow to indigenize hybrid cars

TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (Press Shia) –The first Iranian company which provided repair services to hybrid cars in Iran, announced its decision to indigenize the technology.“Our repair shops, as the first repair service provider to hybrid cars, toke a major step in promoting green vehicles among people,” said Milad Alinaghi, the Founder of Datis Khodrow Company on Sunday. “Utilizing these...

Datis Khodro Co. to indigenize hybrid cars

Datis Khodro Co. to indigenize hybrid cars

TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Datis Khodro Iranian Ltd., the first Iranian company which provided repair services to hybrid cars in Iran, announced its decision to indigenize the technology.“Our repair shops, as the first repair service provider to hybrid cars, toke a major step in promoting green vehicles among people,” said Milad Alinaghi, the Founder of Datis Khodrow Company on...