Archive "Science"

Iran to attend Arablab expo 2017

Iran to attend Arablab expo 2017

TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (Press Shia) – Iranian knowledge-based companies are getting ready to showcase their products at Arablab 2017 exhibition, one of the region’s largest technology trade shows to be held in Dubai in March.Iran will participate at Arablab exhibition 2017 with 12 knowledge-based companies active in the fields of materials testing, petroleum, biotechnology, deposition equipment,...

Austrian delegation to discuss coop. with Iranian universities

Austrian delegation to discuss coop. with Iranian universities

TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (Press Shia) – Austrian university delegation arrived yesterday in Iran to visit Amirkabir University of Technology, Shahid Beheshti University, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University and Kharazmi University.Austrian university delegation began its first-day visit to Iran from Ministry of Science and held a two-hour meeting with deans and international managers of...

Iranian researchers build kit for honey adulteration detection

Iranian researchers build kit for honey adulteration detection

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers managed to build a honey adulteration detection kit to enable consumers to recognize the fake honey from the pure one with the lowest cost.Adulteration usually refers to mixing other matter (substance) of an inferior and sometimes harmful quality with food or drink intended to be sold.  Abbas Ebrahimi, project manager of "chemical...

Researchers produce ‘anti-colon cancer macaroni’

Researchers produce ‘anti-colon cancer macaroni’

TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences have produced a type of prebiotic macaroni that can prevent or considerably reduce the possibility of contracting colon cancer.Amir Amini, the project manager, told Mehr News that his team has succeeded in producing a type of macaroni that is rich in both nutritional and medicinal properties, and...

Mustafa scientific Prize hits deadline

Mustafa scientific Prize hits deadline

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia) – The deadline for submission to the Mustafa (PBUH) Prize Secretariat has expired on December 31, and new works will not be accepted, According to the Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF).A total number of 152 works were submitted to the Mustafa Prize Secretariat in four categories of “Life and Medical Science and Technology”, Information and...

Researchers unravel molecular basis of Perlman syndrome

Researchers unravel molecular basis of Perlman syndrome

EHRAN, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researcher Mehdi Pirouz and his colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston have recently discovered that dysfunctional Press Shia molecules in cells is associated with Perlman syndrome and Wilms tumor. Several years after identification of Perlman syndrome, a rare autosomal recessively inherited congenital overgrowth disease, its genetic and...

Iranian researchers optimize fuel cells

Iranian researchers optimize fuel cells

TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT) have developed a kind of nano membrane that considerably improves the performance of direct-methanol fuel cells (DMFCs).Direct-methanol fuel cells or DMFCs are a recent addition to fuel cell technologies which convert methanol into electrical energy directly and without combustion...

Iranian researchers develop ‘smart’ color system

Iranian researchers develop ‘smart’ color system

TEHRAN, Jan. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT) have developed a smart color system that changes the surface color when an outside stimulus is applied. Naeimeh Shirkabii, the project manager, said her team has managed to develop a smart color system by using photonic crystal nanofoams. “In terms of its chemical structure, the system...

Iranian brothers win top prizes at UCMAS 2016

Iranian brothers win top prizes at UCMAS 2016

TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Two Iranian brothers, from the southern city of Shiraz, won first and third places at 21st International Abacus & Mental Arithmetic Competition (UCMAS) 2016 held in the United Arab Emirates.Two Iranian brothers, Saeid Eskandari and Soheil Eskandari, hailing from Shiraz, won the first and third prizes at the 21st International Abacus & Mental Arithmetic...

UT inks MoU with Sultan Qaboos University

UT inks MoU with Sultan Qaboos University

TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – University of Tehran signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sultan Qaboos University of Oman.Institute of Geophysics of University of Tehran inked an agreement with Sultan Qaboos University of Oman to exchange online seismic data. The agreement was signed between the two universities in order to better cover seismic sources in Makran Trench, in...