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Bacteria Used to Create Fertilizer Out of Thin Air

Bacteria Used to Create Fertilizer Out of Thin Air

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A research aimed at engineering plants to make them able to create their own fertilizer in the future. Farmers will no longer need to buy and spread fertilizer for their crops, and increased food production will benefit billions of people around the world, who might otherwise go hungry.These statements may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but new...

Creating Networks of Quantum Computers May be Possible with Microscopic Trampoline

Creating Networks of Quantum Computers May be Possible with Microscopic Trampoline

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers reported in a new study that overcoming a major hurdle for quantum computers may be possible with help of a microscopic trampoline, which is an important step for practical quantum computing. How can you convert microwave signals, such as those produced by quantum chips made by Google, Intel and other tech companies, into light beams that travel down fiberoptic...

Iran One of 3 Major Centers of Goat Domestication in SW Asia: Study

Iran One of 3 Major Centers of Goat Domestication in SW Asia: Study

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Paleogenetic studies show that the Iranian Plateau is one of the 3 centers of goat domestication in South West Asia from 11000 years ago. According to the press office of the National Museum of Iran, recent paleogenetic studies on archaeological goat bone remains from the last 11,000 years bring new information on the initial stages of domestication in South West...

Google Chrome Desktop Receives Major Changes That Users May Not Like

Google Chrome Desktop Receives Major Changes That Users May Not Like

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Google Chrome users are being warned about the big changes on the browser that many people may not be exactly fond of. The huge update will soon be available to download.In the first six months of this year Google Chrome had a staggering 62.04 per cent chunk of the internet browser market, according to NetMarketShare, the Express reported.Its nearest rival, the...

Fully Amphibious Electronic Flying Car Future Way of Travel (+Video)

Fully Amphibious Electronic Flying Car Future Way of Travel (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - BlackFly that was unveiled in California is a flying car that fully operates on electrical power and can reach 100kmph speed at 42km heights. The race to build a "flying car" has just become more crowded. This week, the Canadian company Opener revealed its new vehicle, called BlackFly. The one-person aircraft can travel up to 25 miles (42km) at a speed of...

Gravitational Waves Could Help Measure Hubble Constant

Gravitational Waves Could Help Measure Hubble Constant

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Since it first exploded into existence 13.8 billion years ago, the universe has been expanding, dragging along with it hundreds of billions of galaxies and stars, much like raisins in a rapidly rising dough. Astronomers have pointed telescopes to certain stars and other cosmic sources to measure their distance from Earth and how fast they are moving away from...

Mastering New Motor Skills Possible in Optimal Brain State Created by Quarter Hour Exercise

Mastering New Motor Skills Possible in Optimal Brain State Created by Quarter Hour Exercise

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - New study in NeuroImage shows that exercise performed immediately after practicing a new motor skill improves its long-term retention. If you want to learn to walk a tightrope, it's a good idea to go for a short run after each practice session. More specifically, the research shows, for the first time, that as little as a single fifteen-minute bout of cardiovascular...

Harvesting Electrical Power from Waste Heat

Harvesting Electrical Power from Waste Heat

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A tiny silicon-based device was created by researches making them able to harness heat from waste and convert it to it into DC electrical power. Directly converting electrical power to heat is easy. It regularly happens in your toaster, that is, if you make toast regularly. The opposite, converting heat into electrical power, isn't so easy.Directly converting...

HTC Experiencing Huge Drop after Launch of Latest Flagship

HTC Experiencing Huge Drop after Launch of Latest Flagship

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Over 60 sales drop and a production estimate of only 2 million units for 2018 makes it hard to considering a bright future for the company, as its latest flagship phone is getting slammed by reviewers for its non-functioning non-buttons, and a high entry price VR experience. HTC partnered with Google to launch the Android platform, but it has struggled to remain...

Privacy Fears Grow with More Use of Facial Recognition Systems

Privacy Fears Grow with More Use of Facial Recognition Systems

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The Facial Recognition Systems used by law enforcement to find a wanted person in a crowd or match the image of someone in police custody can actually lad to privacy issues as the system can also be used to allow users to unlock their phones or access their bank accounts. The unique features of your face can allow you to unlock your new iPhone, access your bank...