90% of Men in Developed Countries Overfat
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Alarming findings by researchers show that up to 90 percent of adult males and 50 percent of children in the developed countries may be overfat.
New Type of Soft, Growing Robot Created
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Researchers developed a vine-like robot that can grow across long distances without moving its whole body. It could prove useful in search and rescue operations and medical applications.
Our Brains Synchronize during A Conversation
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The rhythms of brainwaves between two people taking part in a conversation begin to match each other, concludes a new study. According to scientists, this interbrain synchrony may be a key factor in understanding language and interpersonal communication.
Ancient Asteroid Impact Explains Martian Geological Mysteries
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A colossal impact with a large asteroid early in Mars' history may have ripped off a chunk of the northern hemisphere and left behind a legacy of metallic elements in the planet's interior.
Eating at 'Wrong Time' Affects Body Weight
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A new high-precision feeding system for lab mice reinforces the idea that the time of day food is eaten is more critical to weight loss than the amount of calories ingested.
The Role of Diet in Healthy Brain Ageing, Dementia Risk
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Four studies being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 are highlighting the potential benefits of certain diets and how they can support healthy brain ageing and help to reduce dementia risk.
The Last Survivors on Earth
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The world's most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will survive until the Sun dies, according to a new Oxford University collaboration.
President Rouhani Expresses Sorrow over Demise of Iranian Mathematician
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his deep condolences over the death of Maryam Mirzakhani, a groundbreaking Iranian mathematician who was the first woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal.
Zarif Condoles Death of Award-Winning Iranian Mathematician Mirzakhani
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his deep sorrow at the death of world-renowned Iranian math genius Professor Maryam Mirzakhani.
Iranian Math Genius Dies Following Battle with Cancer
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani died at a hospital in the US on Saturday after a long battle with cancer.
Testing A Soft Artificial Heart
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Researchers developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart. They have also tested how well it works.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Spots Jupiter's Great Red Spot
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveal a tangle of dark clouds weaving their way through a massive crimson oval.
Generous People Live Happier Lives
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Generosity makes people happier, even if they are only a little generous. Merely promising to be more generous is enough to trigger a change in our brains that makes us happier, a new study found.
Iran’s Islamic Azad University Plans to Open Branches in Iraq, Lebanon
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Azad University of Iran seeks to boost cooperation with the neighboring countries and allies, a senior official at the 35-year-old organization said, unveiling plans for opening new branches in Iraq and Lebanon.
Iran Ready to Expand Academic Cooperation with Malaysia: Envoy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Ambassador to Malaysia Marzieh Afkham said Tehran and Kuala Lumpur are working together to enhance cooperation in the education sector by introducing various programs to attract and encourage more students to pursue higher education in both countries.
Drink Coffee for a Longer Life
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer. Drinking coffee was associated with lower risk of death due to heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and kidney disease.
Computer that Reads Body Language
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have enabled a computer to understand the body poses and movements of multiple people from video in real time -- including, for the first time, the pose of each individual's fingers.
Golden Bananas High in Pro-Vitamin A Developed
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Researchers succeeded to develop bananas high in pro-vitamin A in Uganda. Thanks to the new study, farmers in the African nation will be growing such vitamin-rich bananas in 2021.
Battery-Free Cellphone Uses Ambient Power
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - University of Washington researchers have invented a cellphone that requires no batteries -a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones.
Owls' Wings Key to Beating Wind Turbine Noise
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A new study has revealed how inspiration from owls’ wings could allow aircraft and wind turbines to become quieter.