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Quantum Nanodiamonds May Help Detect Viruses Like HIV, COVID-19 Earlier

Quantum Nanodiamonds May Help Detect Viruses Like HIV, COVID-19 Earlier

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The quantum sensing abilities of nanodiamonds can be used to improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests, potentially allowing for earlier detection of diseases such as HIV and COVID-19, according to a study. - Science news - Paper-based lateral flow tests work the same way as a pregnancy test in that a strip of paper is soaked in a fluid sample and a change...

Scientists Warn about Undiscovered Animal Viruses That Could Infect Humans

Scientists Warn about Undiscovered Animal Viruses That Could Infect Humans

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – There may be as many as 850,000 yet-undiscovered viruses in birds and mammals that could one day infect humans, scientists have warned. - Science news - In a new report, an international team of 22 experts said that without action to protect wildlife there will be more frequent and worse pandemics to come.A shift to preventing the emergence of zoonotic diseases...

Mars Rock Samples Could Bring Alien Viruses to Earth, Warns Expert (+Video)

Mars Rock Samples Could Bring Alien Viruses to Earth, Warns Expert (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A Stanford professor urged NASA to make protocols for the human Mars mission as they are concerned about alien viruses contaminating Earth. - Science news - As the first humans prepare for the Mars mission, experts warn that protocols are necessary to keep extraterrestrial pollutants from hitchhiking on space ships and astronauts when returning home from the Red...

Iran Fighting Two Viruses: Sanctions, COVID-19: President Rouhani

Iran Fighting Two Viruses: Sanctions, COVID-19: President Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the country is currently facing and battling two viruses, namely the anti-Iran sanctions and COVID-19. - Politics news - “This year, we are facing two viruses: the sanctions and corona,” Rouhani said on Thursday. He added that the government will do all it can to relieve the Iranian people’s suffering and help them...

Human Exploitation of Wildlife Causing More Viruses to Spread: Study

Human Exploitation of Wildlife Causing More Viruses to Spread: Study

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Human impact on animal populations worldwide is a direct contributor to zoonotic disease spread, according to a timely new study. - Science news - A global pandemic is as good a time as any to reflect on where we as humans went wrong. The research has found our continued exploitation of the natural world - through hunting, trade, habitat degradation and urbanization -...

Iran to US: Viruses Recognize No Politics, Geography

Iran to US: Viruses Recognize No Politics, Geography

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif censured the US for refusing to lift its sanctions against Tehran amid the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in the country, adding that “viruses recognize no politics or geography nor should we”. - Politics news - “In letter to counterparts @HassanRouhani informs how efforts to fight #COVID19 pandemic in...