Archive "Science"

Global Economic Inequality Worsened in Less Than Century Due to Climate Change

Global Economic Inequality Worsened in Less Than Century Due to Climate Change

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A new study shows global warming has increased economic inequality since the 1960s. - Science news - Temperature changes caused by growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere have enriched cool countries like Norway and Sweden, while dragging down economic growth in warm countries such as India and Nigeria, Phys reprted. "Our results show that most...

Samsung Investigating Galaxy Fold Screen Issue, Postpones Release

Samsung Investigating Galaxy Fold Screen Issue, Postpones Release

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Samsung announced on Monday that it will delaying Friday's scheduled sale date of its foldable phone after several incidents with screens last week left early-production review units unusable - Science news - Samsung said that Galaxy Fold will no longer be launched on April 26, adding it will announce a new released date "in the coming weeks," CNET...

Obesity, Insulin Resistance Can Cause Problems with Learning Skills

Obesity, Insulin Resistance Can Cause Problems with Learning Skills

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, a study has found. - Science news - Chronic activation of the receptor Adora2a on the endothelial cells that line this important barrier in our brain can let factors from the blood enter the brain and affect the function of our neurons, scientists said. Now...

Researchers Developing High Performance Solid-State Sodium-Ion Battery

Researchers Developing High Performance Solid-State Sodium-Ion Battery

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Researchers reported developing a new organic cathode that dramatically improves both stability and energy density in solid-state sodium-ion batteries. - Science news - Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional lithium-ion batteries, which pose a risk of fire and explosions, but their performance has been too weak to offset the safety...

Major Antivirus Softwares Break after Latest Windows Update

Major Antivirus Softwares Break after Latest Windows Update

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Latest Windows patch released April 9 has been reported to cause problems with some antivirus soft wares. - Science news - Over the last few days, Microsoft has been adding more and more antivirus scanners to its list of known issues. As of publication time, client-side antivirus software from Sophos, Avira, ArcaBit, Avast, and most recently McAfee are all showing...

Infrared Telescope Finds Oldest Type of Molecule in Universe

Infrared Telescope Finds Oldest Type of Molecule in Universe

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An infrared telescope mounted in a Boeing 747 has detected the first type of molecule to form after the big bang. - Science news - About ten seconds after the big bang, the relatively small but rapidly expanding universe consisted of atomic nuclei, electrons and photons all floating freely in a superheated plasma. Eventually things cooled enough for these particles to...

CRISPR Gene-Editing Used in Experimental Cancer Therapy for First Time

CRISPR Gene-Editing Used in Experimental Cancer Therapy for First Time

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are treating cancer patients using CRISPR-edited cells during experimental therapy. - Science news - CRISPR is a revolutionary gene-editing tool that can cut DNA with great precision, allowing genes to be turned off, new genes added or their functions changed. The gene editing technology is so powerful it could be used to...

Consumers Report Samsung’s New Galaxy Foldable Phone Are Breaking

Consumers Report Samsung’s New Galaxy Foldable Phone Are Breaking

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Several journalists who received the Galaxy Fold units have reported serious problems with the phone, just two days after its distribution to reviewers. - Science news - Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch said the Galaxy Fold screen started flickering and turning black before completely fizzling out. Two journalists said they...

Risk of Heart Disease Reduced by Diabetic Drug in Non-Diabetic Patients

Risk of Heart Disease Reduced by Diabetic Drug in Non-Diabetic Patients

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease could be reversed with the commonly used diabetes drug metformin, according to a new study. - Science news - Scientists led by Professor Chim Lang, Head of the Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine at Dundee, discovered that metformin has the potential to be repurposed as a heart...

Creating Better Lithium-Ion Batteries Made Possible with New Discovery

Creating Better Lithium-Ion Batteries Made Possible with New Discovery

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - New development has the potential to create a lithium-ion battery that can charge in a matter of minutes and improve high capacity battery performance for electric vehicles. - Science news - Creating a lithium-ion battery that can charge in a matter of minutes but still operate at a high capacity is possible, according to research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute...