Positive Side to Worrying
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Worry: it does a body good, and, the mind as well. A new paper by Kate Sweeny, psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside, argues there is an upside to worrying.
Iran Exports of Knowledge-Based Products Reach $500mln in 3 Years: Minister
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi said the country has exported more than $500 million worth of knowledge-based products over the past three years.
5th Laboratory Equipment, Chemicals Expo Opens in Tehran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 5th Laboratory Equipment and Chemicals Exhibition (Iran Lab 2017) started its work in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday.
When Liver Immune Cells Turn Bad
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A high-fat diet and obesity turn "hero" virus-fighting liver immune cells "rogue", leading to insulin resistance, a condition that often results in type 2 diabetes, according to research published today in Science Immunology.
Super-Earth in Habitable Zone: Is There Life?
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Astronomers discovered an exoplanet orbiting a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth that may be the new holder of the title 'best place to look for signs of life beyond the solar system'.
New Brain Research Reveals That Motor Neurons Adjust to Control Tasks
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – New research from Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering and the University of Pittsburgh reveals that motor cortical neurons optimally adjust how they encode movements in a task-specific manner.
Harnessing Heat to Power Computers
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Heat is commonly regarded as computing's mortal enemy. Two researchers, however, developed a method to use heat as an alternative energy source.
Salty Diet Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - New studies show that salty food diminishes thirst while increasing hunger, due to a higher need for energy.
Online Gamers May Excel at Teamwork in Jobs
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - New research finds that online gamers are likely to develop team-based skills that will help them find a job and become a valuable team player at the work-site.
3D-Printed Patch Can Help Mend A 'Broken' Heart
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch has been created that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack. The discovery is a major step forward in treating patients with tissue damage after a heart attack.
Trans Fat Bans Lessen Health Risks: Study
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine and Yale School of Medicine.
Powered by Sun, Device Pulls Water from Dry Air
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Researchers created the first water harvester that uses only ambient sunlight.
Astronomers Piece Together First Image of Black Hole
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – After training a network of telescopes stretching from Hawaii to Antarctica to Spain at the heart of our galaxy for five nights running, astronomers said Wednesday they may have snapped the first-ever picture of a black hole.
Risk Factors for Heart Disease, Stroke Also Tied to Alzheimer’s
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Middle-aged people with risk factors for heart attacks and stroke are also more likely to develop changes in the brain that can lead to Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.
New Study Challenges Assumptions about How Memories Are Made
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - New research reveals that short-term memories and long-term memories are formed simultaneously in different parts of the brain, a discovery that challenges our current models of memory formation.
Mars Has Metal in Its Atmosphere
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Mars has electrically charged metal atoms (ions) high in its atmosphere, according to new results from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft. The metal ions can reveal previously invisible activity in the mysterious electrically charged upper atmosphere (ionosphere) of Mars.
Obesity May Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Blood Tests
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – New research reveals that in women, obesity may influence blood tests used to diagnose and monitor rheumatoid arthritis. The findings, which appear in Arthritis Care & Research, indicate that physicians need to take obesity into account when using these tests.
Scientists Believe The Secret of A Good Night’s Sleep Is All in Our Genes
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Results of recent Research indicate that particular genes might alter the human circadian clock, which dictates our sleep-wake cycles.
Diplomat Hails Iran’s Scientific Progress
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi highlighted the progress that the country has made in science and technology, describing scientific advances as a pillar of power in the international arena.
Iranian Team Wins RoboCup Iran Open 2017 (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Qazvin Islamic Azad University (QIAU) came first at the 12th edition of Iran Open Robocup competitions.