19 December 2014 16:56
Iranian Deputy Health Minister Reza Malekzadeh hailed Iranian scientists and researchers for their efforts in boosting the country's scientific status in the world.
"One third of science production in the Middle East and North Africa takes place in Iran," Malekzadeh said on Thursday.
He reiterated that Iran ranked 17th in the world in terms of number of ISI articles in 2013...
7 December 2014 19:15
Iranian researchers unveiled the world's smallest drone, 'Soleiman (Solomon)' which can be used for both civilian and military missions, including wiretapping.
"The drone can be used for a wide variety of missions, including magnifying and reinvigorating communication signals, tracking enemy signals and wiretapping, electronic warfare, marine patrol and surveillance, jamming radars, aerial mapping and cartography, forest preservation, etc.," Director of Soleiman...
6 December 2014 14:36
Deputy Head of Iran's Space Agency (ISA) Hamid Fazeli said the country is preparing to launch another indigenously-made satellite into space late in January.
The ISA official announced that Sharif Sat' built by Iranian experts at Sharif University of Technology, Fajr (Dawn) Satellite and Tadbir (Wisdom) satellites are ready to be sent into space.
He further noted that 'Sharif Sat' and 'Fajr'...
3 December 2014 23:43
Managing-Director of the Iranian Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) Manouchehr Manteqi announced the country's plans to test a new home-made training jet named 'Kowsar 88' next year.
"Kowsar 88 jet will go under tests in the next Iranian year (which starts on March 21, 2015) if the plans go ahead with no problem," Manteqi told FNA on Wednesday.
He also referred to the...
2 December 2014 17:03
Rahim Fotourehchi, the project executor, told Mehr News that this device makes it possible to design and develop synthetic organs and biological and non-biological soft tissues and added, “in recent years, this device has been used to measure soft tissues' mechanical properties of fetal membranes.”
While noting that conducting tests on soft tissues are simple and the results have a high...
30 November 2014 11:57
Foreign automakers are reportedly seeking a share at Iran’s potentially huge car market as a final nuclear deal between Iran and the so-called P5+1 group of world powers is still on the horizon.
“The day the nuclear deal is signed... business will pick up,” an unnamed foreign auto expert told AFP, adding that German giant carmaker Volkswagen’s Skoda has signed a...
29 November 2014 13:27
The Syrian team won the 4th place in the finals of the World Robot Olympiad held in the Russian city of Sochi.
The competition saw 400 international teams from 47 countries competing, including 11 Arab ones. The Arab countries participated with a total of 48 teams.
Muhib al-Neqri, head of the Syrian team participating in the event, told SANA that Syria’s participation...
23 November 2014 11:13
The finals of the 11th World Robot Olympiad Russia 2014kicked off on Saturday in the Russian city of Sochi with the participation of Syria.
Muhib al-Neqri, head of the Syrian team participating in the event, told SANA’s correspondent in Moscow that the team is participating in two categories: the Junior High age group and the Senior High age group, with each...
18 November 2014 23:18
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran was seeking to become a global scientific and research resource.
He made the remarks here Tuesday morning while addressing the open session of Majlis.
The President attended the parliament to support his nominee for the post of minister of science, research and technology.
The president, who is to highlight the qualifications of his proposed minister, said the...
18 November 2014 21:31
DroneIran on Tuesday unveiled a newly-developed drone named 'Ababil 3' which is capable of flying a maximum altitude of 15,000 ft, FNA reported.
The drone was unveiled in a ceremony in the 4-day 7th International Air and Aviation Industries exhibition which started on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf today.
The new drone can fly for 8 hours non-stop and has a...
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