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  • Fighter Jet Crashes Ardabil, Pilot Still Missing 25 Dec 2019

    Fighter Jet Crashes Ardabil, Pilot Still Missing

    TEHRAN (Iran News) – A fighter jet of the Iranian Air Force crashed in the northwestern province of Ardabil on Wednesday, and the pilot is still missing. The MiG-29 fighter jet had taken off from an airbase in the city of Tabriz and was patrolling in the airspace of Ardabil Province when it crashed in […]

Must do better: Japan eyes AI robots in class to boost English 21 Aug 2018

Must do better: Japan eyes AI robots in class to boost English

English-speaking AI robots will be helping out in some 500 Japanese classrooms from next year as the country seeks to improve its English skills among both children and teachers. The education ministry plans a pilot project costing around 250 million yen ($227,000) to improve Japanese students’ notoriously weak oral and written English, an official told […]

War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DR Congo 17 Aug 2018

War and Ebola: A double nightmare in eastern DR Congo

First came the war, which developed into a brutal, bloody tussle between militias who abused civilians or killed them. Now Ebola, a name almost as dreaded as death itself, has come. In the Beni region, in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern province of Kivu, the twin peril has bred fear and despair. The region […]

New Properties of Water Discovered 16 Aug 2018

New Properties of Water Discovered

A team of scientists has uncovered new molecular properties of water — a discovery of a phenomenon that had previously gone unnoticed. Liquid water is known to be an excellent transporter of its own autoionization products; that is, the charged species obtained when a water molecule (H2O) is split into protons (H+) and hydroxide ions […]

Study Warns: Powerful Sleeping Pills Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s 16 Aug 2018

Study Warns: Powerful Sleeping Pills Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s

Researchers found the risk of developing the memory-robbing disorder is higher for patients taking benzodiazepines and Z-drugs. And the huge analysis revealed a higher risk for those on stronger medications, and for those who have taken the drugs for longer than recommended. Figures suggest there are at least 260,000 people in Britain and nearly 100 […]

Brace for extra-warm weather through 2022: study 15 Aug 2018

Brace for extra-warm weather through 2022: study

Manmade global warming and a natural surge in Earth’s surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, according to a study published Tuesday. The double whammy of climate change and so-called natural variability more than doubles the likelihood of “extreme warm events” in ocean surface waters, creating a dangerous breeding […]

Tehran to host traditional medicine, medicinal herbs festival 15 Aug 2018

Tehran to host traditional medicine, medicinal herbs festival

TEHRAN – The fourth festival of medicinal herbs, natural products and traditional medicine aiming to showcase Iran’s potential in the field of medicinal herbs will be hold on November 12-15 in Tehran, secretary of headquarters for developing medicinal herbs and traditional medicine science and technology headquarters has said. “Each province has a special ecology and […]

Iran’s stem cell council bidding for investment 15 Aug 2018

Iran’s stem cell council bidding for investment

TEHRAN – The Council for Stem Cell Sciences and Technologies plans to attract investors for research projects, the council’s secretary Amirali Hamidieh announced on Tuesday, Mehr reported. With the support of investors, the council can develop stem cell science, which leads to generate income for the country he said. He said that the council will […]

Using Phones While Doing Other Activities Makes Life Less Enjoyable: Researchers 13 Aug 2018

Using Phones While Doing Other Activities Makes Life Less Enjoyable: Researchers

Checking phones while eating or spending time with friends is less likely to make life enjoyable for people, as a study finds. Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Canada found that mobile phone use is making people more distracted, distant and drained as a result of its pervasiveness in our modern lives. Even […]

19% of Iranians aged 15-64 afflicted by hypertension 13 Aug 2018

19% of Iranians aged 15-64 afflicted by hypertension

TEHRAN — Some 19 percent of Iranians aged 15-64 suffer high blood pressure (hypertension), while out of five individuals in Iran, one is diagnosed with the disease, an official with the Ministry of Health has said. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) accounts for 70 percent of all deaths globally, Khabaronline quoted Zahra Abdollahi as saying on Saturday. […]

NASA Launches Solar Probe Mission to Touch The Sun 12 Aug 2018

NASA Launches Solar Probe Mission to Touch The Sun

The international space agency NASA has launched a daring mission to probe some of the sun’s deepest secrets. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe lifted off this morning (Aug. 12) at 3:31 a.m. EDT (0731 GMT) from a pad here at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, its powerful United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket carving an […]