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‘Velayat Defenders’ military drill dominates skies

‘Velayat Defenders’ military drill dominates skies

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia) – The spokesperson of an Army Air Force military drill has said it focused on high precision of aerial bombs and high-altitude flights.Air Force Brig. Gen. Masoud Rouzkhosh told reporters on Monday that ‘Velayat Defenders-6’ air drill had brought together a constellation of the Force’s repertoire of fighters including Sukhoi Su-24, F4, F5, MIG26, F14, and...

Jujube syrup for treating diabetes, high blood pressure

Jujube syrup for treating diabetes, high blood pressure

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers have produced jujube syrup that has health benefits for blood detoxification and is also effective on patients with diabetes and high blood pressure.Leyla Mohammadtaghizadeh, head of a traditional medicine team at a knowledge-based company, told Mehr News that her team has been working on the production of a jujube syrup for three years....

High Cholesterol Triggers Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress Leading to Osteoarthritis

High Cholesterol Triggers Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress Leading to Osteoarthritis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – High cholesterol might harm more than our cardiovascular systems. New research using animal models suggests that high cholesterol levels trigger mitochondrial oxidative stress on cartilage cells, causing them to die, and ultimately leading to the development of osteoarthritis. This research, published online in The FASEB Journal, tested the potential therapeutic...

Iran, France to form joint knowledge-based company

Iran, France to form joint knowledge-based company

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Representatives of a number of top French aviation companies visited Iran and expressed interest in cooperation with the Iranian side on various technological projects.Following international transactions conducted by Iran Aviation Technology Development Headquarter (IATDH) and in cooperation with Iranian knowledge-based companies active in aviation...

Iran ranks 4th in nano-science production

Iran ranks 4th in nano-science production

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi announced Iran’s progress in nano-science production.According to the world ranking of nano-science production, Farhadi said Iran has produced 5187 articles in 2015, and overcoming South Korea, it has stood in 4th place in quantity of science production in the field of nanotechnology. ...

Early Detection Method Hopes to Prevent Psychosis

Early Detection Method Hopes to Prevent Psychosis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough in the early detection of the risk of psychosis, with the eventual hope that patients could be given appropriate treatments earlier to prevent psychotic episodes from occurring. Published in the Nature journal Translational Psychiatry, a new probability model developed by researchers in the University of...

Iran produced 35 domestic nano health products: INIC

Iran produced 35 domestic nano health products: INIC

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has so far domestically manufactured 35 nano health products, INIC Director of Human Resources Development Working Group said Saturday.Seyed Mehdi Rezayat, Director of Human Resources Development Working Group of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), told Mehr News that a number of companies in Iran are active in the field of nano health...

IRANIMEX 2016 to host 110 foreign firms

IRANIMEX 2016 to host 110 foreign firms

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia) – Secretary of International Maritime and Offshore Technologies Exhibition (IRANIMEX) said that more than 24 foreign and 260 domestic firms will participate at the event.Peiman Masoudzadeh said the exhibition will run from October 18-21 in Kish International Exhibitions Center and will be attended by both private and state-owned companies. “The event aims...

Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm Gives Sense of Sensation to Paralyzed Man

Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm Gives Sense of Sensation to Paralyzed Man

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A man rendered quadriplegic in a road traffic accident has regained sensations in his arms and fingers through a mind-controlled robotic arm connected to his brain. Nathan Copeland, a 28-year-old resident of western Pennsylvania, was injured in 2004 but in the spring of 2015 had four microelectrode arrays implanted into his brain by neurosurgeon Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara....

Observable Universe Contains Two Trillion Galaxies, 10 Times More than Previously Thought

Observable Universe Contains Two Trillion Galaxies, 10 Times More than Previously Thought

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The universe suddenly looks a lot more crowded, thanks to a deep-sky census assembled from surveys taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories. Astronomers came to the surprising conclusion that there are at least 10 times more galaxies in the observable universe than previously thought. This places the universe's estimated population at,...