28 April 2016 6:57
Persian scholar’s note gives astrophysicists crucial insight into supernova
In the early years of the last millennia, a titanic cosmic explosion was seen on the Earth for nearly three months in the form of a highly bright star, over 10 times as luminous as the Venus and visible even during daytime, though it was blazing about 7,200 light-years away from our...
26 April 2016 8:11
A lab-based study seems to have discovered a way of 'reversing' symptoms for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases.
A five-year study by an international team led from the University of Leicester has found a way of 'reversing' symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's -- using fruit flies as test subjects.
The researchers have demonstrated that genetic and pharmacological approaches can...
25 April 2016 9:53
A review of studies of possible linkages between type 2 diabetes and hearing impairment concludes there is compelling evidence that diabetes can damage the auditory system, and that clinicians should include hearing testing in managing type 2 diabetes.
The survey results were published in an article titled, "Type 2 Diabetes and Hearing Impairment" in the journal, Current Diabetes Reports.
23 April 2016 17:28
Iranian researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology have managed to design and build a highly-accurate measuring device for drilling rigs.
Hossein Afarideh, the project manager and the Director General of a knowledge-based company in which the project has been conducted, told Mehr News that the highly-accurate measuring device uses data fusion, accelerometers and magnetometers in order to measure the angles needed...
22 April 2016 17:54
An Iranian researcher has advised a method to convert agricultural wastes into biofuels, and won the 29st Khwarizmi International Award (KIA).
Project manager Mohammad Jafar Taherzadeh who has won the second place of the Khwarizmi Award in basic research, told Mehr News that one of the problems in the agricultural sector is the production of waste which is ultimately useless.
He added that...
20 April 2016 9:17
Researchers have just taken a big step towards discovering how mutations might cause certain types of cancer to form, showing that DNA repair is being blocked in important parts of the genome.
You probably already know that cancer is caused by mutations to our DNA. But what you might not know is that many of the mutations in our genome don’t...
17 April 2016 20:32
Telegram Company has reportedly prevented tens of thousands of people across the world from accessing the account of Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network, without providing any explanations for the measure.
Clients of the cloud-based instant messaging service encountered “Sorry, this channel is no longer accessible” either on their mobile phone or computer screens early on Sunday, meaning that the company has deleted...
13 April 2016 9:15
In a new heart failure study, the blood system is being explored for the purpose of improving heart function. The study has revealed the potential of a secondary system that had previously received scant attention.
Heart failure affects over one million people in France. Although the blood system is the first to have been explored for the purpose of improving heart...
11 April 2016 7:12
Iranian official announced the launch of the world's largest neurosurgical hospital in Tehran by the end of Iranian Persian year, on March 20, 2017.
Deputy of Resources and Management Development of the Vice Presidency for Science Affairs Alireza Daliri told reporters on Sunday that the largest hospital owned by distinguished Iranian neurosurgeon and medical scientist Professor Majid Samii, is physically prepared,...
7 April 2016 12:10
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a ceremony on Thursday unveiled 12 new achievements of the country’s peaceful nuclear industry, ahead of the National Nuclear Technology Day.
New zonal centrifuges and ultracentrifuges manufactured in the country were among the accomplishments unveiled at the ceremony in Tehran.
Zonal centrifuges are used to separate cells organelles in a large-capacity rotating chamber. They are used for...
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