Scientific Progress



  • درخت شکسته 2016-06-05 11:53

    Iranian app predicts damages to trees

    TEHRAN, Jun. 05 (MNA) – ‘Derakhtban’ is an Iranian mobile application that can predict the time of uprooting or breaking of trees with 87% precision.

  • رونمایی از سه دستاورد فناورانه دانشگاه صنعتی مالك اشتر 2016-06-01 15:03

    DM unveils 3 domestic technological achievements

    TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) – Three technological achievements including a national Positioning System, Robotic Vacuum Coating Machine and Vacuum Arc Remelting (VAR) Furnace were unveiled Wed. in the presence of Defense Min. Dehghan.

  • نصرالله جهانگرد 2016-05-28 11:08

    ICT deputy min.:

    Iranians developed 70k mobile apps in less than 2 years

    TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) – ICT Deputy Minister Nasrollah Jahangard said Iranians have developed 70,000 mobile applications in the last year and a half, calling for the teaching of programming languages in Iran’s universities.

  • سعید سرکار 2016-05-25 11:00

    INIC head:

    Iran improves nano ranking to 6th, exceeding Japan

    TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) – Saeid Sarkar, while noting the presence of over 28,000 nanotechnology experts in Iran, said the country’s scientific ranking has improved this year to 6th by exceeding Japan, which now places Iran after China, US, India, S Korea and Germany.

  • رونمایی از داروی یدوفولیک 2016-05-24 13:51

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Unveiling of Iranian produced 'Iodofolic' tablets

    TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) – The unveiling ceremony for the Iranian produced ‘Iodofolic’ tablets as pregnancy supplements was held on Tue. at Shahid Behshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran.

  • رونمایی از داروی یدوفولیک 2016-05-24 11:55

    Iran unveils domestic ‘Iodofolic’ tablet as pregnancy supplement

    TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) – ‘Iodofolic’ medicine as an essential pregnancy supplement reached mass production in Iran for the first time and was unveiled Tue. by researchers and experts of pharmaceutical industry.

  • میکروب 2016-05-21 09:53

    Iranian researchers identify 45 oil-eating bacteria

    TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) – Iranian researchers have identified 45 different oil-eating microscopic life forms that thrive in salt lakes and other high-salt environments in Iran.

  • نفت و گاز 2016-05-04 14:50

    Researchers introduce new nano absorbent for gas treatment

    TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) – Iranian researchers have introduced a new nano adsorbent for sour gas treatment that in addition to sweetening the gas, absorbs air pollutants.

  • TTN 2016-04-30 15:51

    Tehran to become ‘smart city’ with The Things Network

    TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) – Iranian researchers have launched ‘The Things Network of Tehran/Iran’, a global open crowdsourced Internet of Things data network, which is the first of its kind in the Middle East.

  • چاه نفت 2016-04-22 18:46

    Iranian researchers build drilling rig measuring device

    TEHRAN, Apr. 22 (MNA) – Iranian researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology have managed to design and build a highly-accurate measuring device for drilling rigs.

  • سمپوزیم جهانی جراحان مغز و اعصاب 2016-04-18 09:16

    By: Mohammad Mohaimani

    5th Symposium of WFNS

    TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – The opening ceremony of the 5th Symposium of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies was held Sunday, with the participation of foreign guests and the unveiling of Professor Samii's statue at Tehran Milad Tower International Conference Center.

  • ستاری 2016-04-17 14:31

    VP Sorena Sattari:

    Iran ready to expand technological coop. with EU

    TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s VP for Science and Technology, while referring to the fact that the largest IT and biotechnological companies in the region are Iranian, called for closer cooperation with EU in the field of new technologies.

  • دوچرخه هیبریدی 2016-04-16 11:07

    Iranians model hybrid bicycle after Asiatic Cheetah

    TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) – Iranian students at K. N. Toosi University of Technology have built a hybrid bicycle modeled after the Asiatic Cheetah.

  • NUCLEAR TECH 2016-04-07 15:06

    Iran unveils latest nuclear achievements

    TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani unveiled some of the country’s latest nuclear achievements during a ceremony on Thursday.

  • آب 2016-04-06 11:24

    Iranian researchers use sunlight to expedite water treatment process

    TEHRAN, Apr. 06 (MNA) – Iranian researchers used a light-sensitive nanocomposite in water treatment that is able to use sunlight to expedite the process of removal and elimination of organic pollutants significantly.

  • کنفرانس 2016-04-05 13:22

    Neighboring states voice remarkable avidity for Iran's stem cell fest.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 05 (MNA) – Neighboring countries have expressed remarkable eagerness to participate in Iran’s 1st National Festival and International Congress on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, said Iran’s Council on Development of Stem Cell Sciences and Technology.

  • kamalvandi 2016-04-05 09:16

    AEOI spokesman:

    Iran’s new nuclear achievements to be unveiled Thu.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 05 (MNA) – The Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behzad Kamalvandi said recent nuclear achievements in various fields including fuel and laser, will be unveiled on Thursday.

  • روحانی وزارت ارتباطات 2016-04-04 14:40

    Pres. Rouhani:

    'E-government' one way to fight corruption

    TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Mon. making things more transparent in cyberspace is one way to uproot corruption in society.

  • معاون مجلس گرجستان 2016-04-03 17:26

    Iran, Georgia to establish Oriental Studies univ.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – Chairman of Iran-Georgia Parliamentary Friendship Group said the two countries will increase cooperation to establish a joint Oriental Studies university in the near future.

  • زیست فناوری 2016-04-02 11:32

    30k biological samples so far stored in Iran’s biobank

    TEHRAN, Apr. 02 (MNA) – Nearly 30,000 biological samples from plants, microorganisms, humans, animal, and molecules have so far been stored in the country’s biobank, said the head of Iranian Biological Resource Center on Saturday.

  • ژنتیک 2016-03-30 13:33

    Iran’s advances in genetics in past year

    TEHRAN, Mar. 30 (MNA) – President of Iranian Genetics Society says significant advances were made in genetics in the past Iranian year (ended March 20) including the authorization of two genetics drugs for marketing and the unveiling of Bt cotton.

  • نانوذرات طلا 2016-03-16 12:12

    Iranian researchers use gold nanoparticles to detect cancer

    TEHRAN, Mar. 16 (MNA) – Iranian researchers at Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, UT, have conducted a project on detecting cancer cells by using colorimetric method on laboratory samples.

  • انرژی خورشیدی 2016-03-14 13:18

    Iranian researcher produces hybrid solar dryer

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – A hybrid solar dryer was built using fluid cycle technique at University of Tehran for the first time in Iran.

  • سامانه ناوبری فضایی 2016-03-12 10:29

    Iran, 7 other countries to coop. on building 3 satellites

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Iran and 7 member states of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) are planning to jointly design and build a remote sensing satellite, said head of Iranian Space Agency for International Cooperation on Friday.

  • برداشت زعفران در شهرضا 2016-03-09 11:55

    Nutritional value of saffron increased via microencapsulation

    TEHRAN, Mar. 09 (MNA) – Iranian researchers produced saffron powder with high nutritional value through the nanotechnology of microencapsulation of saffron extract with edible compounds.

  • nano 2016-03-08 15:56

    Nanosorbent detects tiny amounts of anticancer drugs in body

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Iranian researchers from K. N. Toosi University of Technology produced a new nanosorbent to detect very low amount of anticancer drugs in biological samples, INIC reports.

  • pollution 2016-03-07 14:18

    Nanocomposite surfaces adsorb air polluting gases

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology succeeded in the production of surfaces that can adsorb air polluting gases, including carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides, INIC reports.

  • bio film 2016-03-06 12:18

    Best quality biodegradable packaging films produced in Iran

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Biodegradable packaging films were produced by Iranian researchers from Isfahan University, using nanomaterials, INIC reports.

  • neurology 2016-03-01 10:18

    Tehran to hold 1st Intl. Iranian Neurogenetic Congress

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – The 1st International and 9th National Iranian Neurogenetic Congress will be held in Tehran with prominent Iranian, German and French genetics experts in attendance.

  • مراسم آغاز استحصال شمش عناصر خاکی 2016-02-29 11:45

    Iran joins rare-earth elements producers

    KARAJ, Feb. 29 (MNA) – By unveiling seven rare-earth elements bars and pure powders at the National Research Center for Minerals in Alborz Province, Iran has now joined other countries in producing this kind of element.