Archive "Science"

Tehran hosts ICOPMAS

Tehran hosts ICOPMAS

بامباد ممدو وزير امور خارجه ساحل عاج بعد از ظهر امروز با حجت الاسلام و المسلمين سيد محمد خاتمي رييس جمهوري ديدار و گفتگو كرد.به گزارش خبرگزاري "مهر"  رييس جمهور دراين ديدار گسترش روابط با كشورهاي جنوب بخصوص كشورهاي...

Treadmill Running with Heavier Shoes Tied to Slower Race Times

Treadmill Running with Heavier Shoes Tied to Slower Race Times

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – It makes sense that running with heavier shoes on will cause you to exert more energy than running with lighter shoes. That was proven several decades ago. But does using more energy while running with heavier shoes translate into slower running times? That's also a yes, say University of Colorado Boulder researchers from the Department of Integrative Physiology, who...

‘Parsijoo’ most used search engine in Iran after Google

‘Parsijoo’ most used search engine in Iran after Google

TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian search engine 'Parsijoo' is the most used search engine in Iran after Google, head of the Steering Committee of the project ‘Domestic Search Engines' said Monday. Alireza Yari, head of the Steering Committee of the project ‘Domestic Search Engines’ told Mehr News correspondent on Monday that Iranian internet citizens are slowly moving toward...

Deadly Measles Complication More Common than Doctors Thought

Deadly Measles Complication More Common than Doctors Thought

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A deadly complication of the measles, which can occur years after a person is infected with the virus, is more common than researchers previously thought, according to a new study. The complication, called subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), is a progressive neurological disorder that involves inflammation in the brain. People with SSPE die, on average,...

Iranian researchers produce blue nano-pigment

Iranian researchers produce blue nano-pigment

TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers at University of Zanjan have reached semi-industrial production of blue nano-pigment with high thermal resistance; the nano-pigment can be used to produce all range of colors at nanoscale.Rasoul Safdari, the project manager, told Mehr News that blue is the most-widely used pigment among all colors and for this reason, it was chosen by his team...

NASA Missions Harvest A Passel of 'Pumpkin' Stars

NASA Missions Harvest A Passel of 'Pumpkin' Stars

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Astronomers using observations from NASA's Kepler and Swift missions have discovered a batch of rapidly spinning stars that produce X-rays at more than 100 times the peak levels ever seen from the sun. The stars, which spin so fast they've been squashed into pumpkin-like shapes, are thought to be the result of close binary systems where two sun-like stars merge....

Iran, Algeria begin new chapter of health coop.

Iran, Algeria begin new chapter of health coop.

ALGIERS, Oct. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Health Minister while referring to the signing of four health agreements with Algeria, said the private sectors of both countries have a good chance to further improve cooperation.Hassan Hashemi, Iranian Health Minister, made the remark during a ceremony of signing four memoranda of understanding on health cooperation with Algeria at the...

Fossilized Dinosaur Brain Tissue Identified for 1st Time

Fossilized Dinosaur Brain Tissue Identified for 1st Time

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Researchers have identified the first known example of fossilized brain tissue in a dinosaur from Sussex. The tissues resemble those seen in modern crocodiles and birds. An unassuming brown pebble, found more than a decade ago by a fossil hunter in Sussex, has been confirmed as the first example of fossilized brain tissue from a dinosaur, Science Daily reported. The...

Climate Change: Mediterranean Ecosystem Shifts

Climate Change: Mediterranean Ecosystem Shifts

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Global warming above 1.5°Celsius, the ideal limit set by the 2015 Paris Agreement, will change the Mediterranean region, producing ecosystems never seen throughout the last 10,000 years, a new study reported. As temperatures around the world increase, some regions will feel the heat more than others. Already, regional temperatures in the Mediterranean basin are...

Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples

Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – For the first time, astronomers have seen a dusty disk of material around a young star fragmenting into a multiple-star system. Scientists had suspected such a process, caused by gravitational instability, was at work, but new observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) revealed the...