Archive "Science"

Scientists to Predict Weather Further Ahead than Before

Scientists to Predict Weather Further Ahead than Before

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Today’s sophisticated models can make reasonably decent weather forecasts up to 10 days in advance. A newly developed computing technique promises to push the limits of weather forecasts even further ahead. - Science news - If the system fulfils its initial promise, we could be looking at another four or five days of weather forecasts that are actually useful –...

Drinking Diet Sodas on Daily Basis Increases Risk of Strokes, Heart Attacks

Drinking Diet Sodas on Daily Basis Increases Risk of Strokes, Heart Attacks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - New research warns that drinking a lot of diet sodas or artificially sweetened fruit juices may increase your risk for stroke. - Science news - Diet sodas are often considered to be healthier alternatives to sugary beverages. A study this week is cautioning that immoderate drinking of the low-calorie drinks is associated with a greater risk of strokes or heart...

Immune Stimulant Molecule Protects against Cancer Development: Researchers Discover

Immune Stimulant Molecule Protects against Cancer Development: Researchers Discover

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers discovered that an immune checkpoint molecule they developed for cancer immunotherapy, also protects against future development of multiple types of cancer when administered by itself. - Science news - The recombinant protein molecule SA-4-1BBL has been used to enhance the therapeutic efficacy of cancer vaccines with success in pre-clinical animal models. It...

Microsoft to Release New Version of Windows 10 In 2020

Microsoft to Release New Version of Windows 10 In 2020

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Microsoft started testing an update to Windows 10 that it plans to release in 2020. It’s unusual for the company to test updates so far in advance, as Microsoft typically releases two updates per year and tests them with members of the public. - Science news - Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview, the first 20H1 build. No, that’s not a typo: Microsoft really...

Telescope Discovers Flare 10 Billion Times More Powerful than Those on the Sun

Telescope Discovers Flare 10 Billion Times More Powerful than Those on the Sun

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Hawaii-based James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) discovered a stellar flare 10 billion times more powerful than the Sun’s solar flares. - Science news - The flare was thought to be caused by a disruption in an intense magnetic field actively funneling material onto a young, growing star as it gains mass from its surroundings. The event occurred in one of...

Wave Energy Technology Helps Generate Low-Cost Electricity for Homes

Wave Energy Technology Helps Generate Low-Cost Electricity for Homes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses. - Science news - The device costs less than conventional designs, has fewer moving parts, and is made of durable materials. It is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean energy systems and can convert wave power into electricity.Small scale experiments...

Eating Ultra-Processed Foods Could Increase Risk of Early Death

Eating Ultra-Processed Foods Could Increase Risk of Early Death

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A new study warns that Ultra-processed foods that are mostly consumed in the form of snacks, desserts, or ready-to-eat or -heat meals could increase your risk of early death. - Science news - The study added that the consumption of these "has largely increased during the past several decades."The study included more than 44,000 adults, 45 and older, in...

New Changes to AI-Guided Material Could Lead to Diamond Processors

New Changes to AI-Guided Material Could Lead to Diamond Processors

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Scientists know that you can dramatically alter a crystalline material's properties by applying a bit of strain to it, but finding the right strain is another matter when there are virtually limitless possibilities. - Science news - There may a straightforward solution, though: let AI do the heavy lifting. An international team of researchers has devised a way for...

Earth’s Ecosystems at Risk as Insects Dying at Record Rates

Earth’s Ecosystems at Risk as Insects Dying at Record Rates

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The research, the first global review of its kind, looked at 73 historical reports on insect declines around the world and found the total mass of all insects on the planets is decreasing by 2.5% per year. - Science news - There have been warning signs for years about plummeting insect populations worldwide, but the extent of the potentially “catastrophic”...

New Trojan Horse Drug Treats 6 Types of Cancer Tumor

New Trojan Horse Drug Treats 6 Types of Cancer Tumor

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Dubbed a 'Trojan horse' approach to chemotherapy, a new toxic antibody has proven itself worthy of moving up the chain of clinical trials to being tested on a greater variety of patients as a broad spectrum treatment for multiple forms of advanced cancer. - Science news - It's not a fabled cure-all, but this approach might be as close as we're going to...