Archive "Science"

Stroke Affects More Than Just The Physical

Stroke Affects More Than Just The Physical

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A new study looks at what problems affect people most after a stroke and it provides a broader picture than what some may usually expect to see. Stroke affects more than just physical functioning. A new study looks at what problems affect people most after a stroke and it provides a broader picture than what some may usually expect to see. Stroke affects more than just...

Unique Galaxy Has Less Dark Matter than Expected

Unique Galaxy Has Less Dark Matter than Expected

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A unique galaxy is making the case for dark matter, even though it has very little of the mysterious substance. Astronomers have determined that the galaxy NGC 1052-DF2, or DF2 for short, has 400 times less dark matter than expected for an object of its size.In addition to providing insight into how galaxies form, the unusual galaxy is helping strengthen the argument for...

Mercury Not as Rare as Previously Thought

Mercury Not as Rare as Previously Thought

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet with a density similar to Mercury – situated 339 million light years away — has been detected and characterised by a global team of astronomers. Named K2-229b, the planet is almost 20% larger than Earth but has a mass which is over two-and-a-half times greater — and reaches a dayside temperature of over 2000°C (2330...

Space Telescope Captures Rare Death of Star 1.3bln Light-Years Away

Space Telescope Captures Rare Death of Star 1.3bln Light-Years Away

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has captured a rare death of a star wrapped inside a dense layer of gas and dust, which ended in an intense explosion that's unlike any other supernovae. Before reaching its ultimate end, the cocooned star known as KSN 2015K had several near-death experiences. However, when it finally blew up, its kinetic energy slammed into the shell...

Iran to Launch Subspecialty Nuclear Hospital in Four Years: AEOI Chief

Iran to Launch Subspecialty Nuclear Hospital in Four Years: AEOI Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said the country will in four years inaugurate a subspecialty nuclear hospital in the northern province of Alborz that would be unparalleled in Western Asia. Speaking to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Salehi said the construction of the nuclear hospital would “start in...

Artificial Meteor Showers to Be More Affordable than Fireworks Displays

Artificial Meteor Showers to Be More Affordable than Fireworks Displays

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Japan is witnessing the world's first artificial meteor shower in spring 2020, thanks to technology being developed by private space company Astro Live Experience or ALE. The spectacular display will be seen over a 200-kilometer area on the sky of the Setouchi Region, which covers the cities of Hiroshima, Iwakuni, Takamatsu, and Matsuyama.A microsatellite...

Planning to increase medical equipment export: Official

Planning to increase medical equipment export: Official

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) - Advisor to the minister of Health and Medical Education and Director General of Medical Equipment Office of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education Dr. Reza Masa’eli said, “with the coordination made in this regard, increasing export volume of medical equipment to other world countries has been considered as the most important program of the ministry...

Iran laboratory equipment technology upgraded

Iran laboratory equipment technology upgraded

TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (Press Shia) – Head of Iranian-Made Laboratory Materials and Equipment Exhibition Dr. Mahmoud Sheikh Zeynaddin revealed the upgrade of Iranian laboratory equipment technology and said, “use of these laboratory equipment will save significant currency in the field of importing pertinent equipment into the country.”In an interview with Press Shia correspondent, he stated,...

Stopping Exercise Can Increase Symptoms of Depression

Stopping Exercise Can Increase Symptoms of Depression

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Stopping exercise can result in increased depressive symptoms, according to new mental health research. PhD student Julie Morgan from the University of Adelaide's Discipline of Psychiatry has reviewed the results of earlier studies that examined the effects of stopping exercise in regularly active adults.The results of her review are now published online ahead of print...

High Temp Grilled Meat May Raise Blood Pressure

High Temp Grilled Meat May Raise Blood Pressure

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Among people who routinely eat meat, chicken and fish, those who grill, broil or roast these foods at high temperatures may be more likely to develop high blood pressure. Grilled or well-done beef, chicken or fish may raise the risk of developing high blood pressure among people who regularly eat those foods, according to preliminary research presented at the...