Energized Fabrics to Keep Hands Warm
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – To keep military personnel more comfortable and battle-ready in bitterly cold climes, scientists are conducting research aimed at creating high-tech fabrics that heat up when powered and that capture sweat.
4 Earth-Sized Planets Detected Orbiting Nearest Sun-Like Star
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A new study by an international team of astronomers reveals that four Earth-sized planets orbit the nearest sun-like star, tau Ceti, which is about 12 light years away and visible to the naked eye.
How Tentacles of Jellyfish Galaxies Feed Supermassive Black Holes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Some galaxies wander the cosmos, tentacles extending like hungry jellyfish — and now scientists have found active supermassive black holes at the center of six of them.
An Hour Less Sleep Ups Diabetes Risk
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A study found that children who slept on average one hour less a night had higher risk factors for type 2 diabetes, including higher levels of blood glucose and insulin resistance.
Injectable Tissue Patch to Repair Organs
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A team of researchers is mending broken hearts with an expanding tissue bandage a little smaller than a postage stamp.
Embracing Darker Moods Makes You Feel Better
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Pressure to feel upbeat can make you feel downbeat, while embracing your darker moods can actually make you feel better in the long run, according to a new UC Berkeley research.
How The Brain Recognizes Familiar Faces
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Scientists have located two areas in the brain that help us recognize familiar faces. The discovery will help them delve deeper into the relationship between face recognition, memory, and social knowledge.
Potentially Habitable 'Super-Earths' Found Orbiting around Sun's near Neighbor
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Two planets that orbit around a star like our own sun could support life, according to new research.
Regenerative Medicine Breakthrough
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Scientists developed a device that can switch cell function to rescue failing body functions with a single touch. The technology, dubbed Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), injects genetic code into skin cells, turning them into other types of cells required for treating disease.
Neurons That Control Brain's Body Clock Identified
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Researchers have found that dopamine-producing neurons are connected with the brain's circadian center.
Muscle, Not Brain, May Hold Answers to Some Sleep Disorders
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Scientists exploring the brain for answers to certain sleep disorders may have been looking in the wrong place, suggests new research.
Selection Committee Reaching Final Decision on OIC Science Prize Winners
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Members of a selection committee evaluating nominees for the Mustafa Prize, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) leading science and technology award, gathered in Tehran for the final assessment process before announcing the prize winners in four categories.
Sun's Core Rotates 4 Times Faster Than Surface
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The sun's core rotates nearly four times faster than its surface, an international team of astronomers found.
How Mice Babies Ensure Mother's Protection
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The calls of new-born mice draw the attention of their mother. A group of neuronal cells in the brain stem, which coordinate exhalation and tension of muscles in the larynx is essential for this process.
Artificial Light of Digital Devices Lessens Sleep Quality
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Blue light emitted from digital devices could contribute to the high prevalence of reported sleep dysfunction, suggests new research.
Half Our Body's Atoms Could Have Come from Outside The Galaxy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – New research suggests up to half the matter in the Milky Way – including the atoms that make up all of us – could have come from outside our own galaxy, much more than scientists previously thought.
Iran Opens New Space Center with Launch of Satellite Carrier
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Imam Khomeini National Space Center was officially inaugurated in Iran on Thursday with the successful test-launch of a homegrown satellite carrier dubbed Simorgh.
Scientists See Cosmic Dawn
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Arizona State University astronomers, working with international teams in Chile and China, discovered 23 young galaxies, seen as they were 800 million years after the Big Bang.
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.