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  • Wind Towers of Yazd
    09/09/2014
    The scorching sun of the desert has compelled desert dwellers to build lofty walls, narrow streets, highly elevated wind towers...
  • Eco-Friendly Plastics From Food Waste
    09/09/2014
    Scientists have come up with a method in which food and agricultural waste is used to produce green plastics so that the problem of oil ...
  • Poor Nutrition
    09/09/2014
    Weight gain and vitamin deficiency among students are the consequences of poor nutrition in schools. Fruits are the best snacks for ...
  •  German Academics to Visit
    09/09/2014
    The largest German university scientific delegation is visiting to discuss mutual cooperation with Iranian universities, said Deputy Minister of Science for International Affairs Hossein Amoli.   
  • Iran Contributes 40% of Muslim World Science
    09/09/2014
    More than 40% of scientific advancement in the Muslim world comes from Iran, head of Human Resource Development workgroup at Nanotechnology Development Headquarters said.  
  •  Treat Liver With Chicory
    09/09/2014
    Chicory plays a significant role in the production of liver cells and is a rich source of Vitamin C; therefore it can help eliminate chronic liver diseases, according to studies.
  • Single Women Allowed to Adopt
    09/09/2014
    Good news for many a single woman desirous of adopting children. The State Welfare Organization (SWO) is now allowing unmarried women over the age of thirty to adopt; something that once was the...
  •  Cloning Cheetah Possible
    09/09/2014
    It is possible to clone animals; however, cloning is a very expensive procedure requiring huge budget allocations and research work, said Dr. Hamid Gourabi, head of Royan Institute.
  • Pay Hike for Medicos
    09/09/2014
    An official in the Ministry of Health announced an increase in pay for medical residents and interns. Dr. Amir Hussian Ziaee told ISNA the salary they receive is not adequate considering the drop in...
  •  Salt Storms Threaten Gavkhuni Wetlands
    09/09/2014
    Neglect of Gavkhuni wetlands in Isfahan Province has proved expensive. Without water, the wetlands are drying up leading to the threat of salt storms.  
  • Obesity Rise Alarming
    09/09/2014
    Around 70% of adults over the age of 20 in Tehran are either obese or overweight announced president of Research Institute  ...
  • Obesity Rise Alarming
    09/09/2014
    Around 70% of adults over the age of 20 in Tehran are either obese or overweight announced president of Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.   
  •  Khwaf-Herat Railway
    09/08/2014
    The rail line connecting Khwaf in Khorasan Razavi Province, to Herat in Afghanistan has made 97% progress after 6 years, Cultural Heritage News reported, quoting deputy of Railway Development Masood...
  •  Tabriz & Konya Sister Cities
    09/08/2014
    Tabriz in East Azerbaijan Province and Konya in Turkey will be declared sister cities at the Tabriz commemoration week ceremony, Press TV reported.  
  • 'Suicide Tourism' Spreads
    09/08/2014
    More than 600 non-Swiss residents died of assisted suicide in Switzerland between 2008 and 2012. In 2012 alone, the majority came from Germany (77), followed by the UK (29), Italy (22), France (19)...
  •  UNESCO Delegation to Visit Susa
    09/08/2014
    "By the grace of Ahura Mazda, I constructed the magnificent palace of Susa", thus spake Darius the Great in 521 BC following the construction of the Apadana Palace, his administrative capital at Susa...
  • Mixed Trends in Middle East
    09/08/2014
    The Middle East continued to show some mixed trends in tourism in 2013 due to the ongoing tension in some destinations.   
  • A Hub of Tourism and Pilgrimage
    09/08/2014
    Religious tourism is a type of tourism, where people who travel are motivated either exclusively or in part by religious reasons. According to the World Tourism Organization, an estimated 330 million...
  • Baby Nap on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk
    09/08/2014
    Infants who sleep on animal fur may be less likely to develop asthma later in childhood, new research suggests.  
  • Negative Impact of Wi-Fi Waves
    09/08/2014
    Dr. Mohammad Esfehani, pediatric oncologist, warned about the negative effects of Wi-Fi installation at home, including headaches and Tinnitus.  
  • Permanent Scars
    09/08/2014
    Genetic factors and nutritional deficiency in iron, zinc and protein are among the most important reasons for slow wound healing.  
  • Lut desert, 'Hottest on Earth'
    09/08/2014
    A recent NASA satellite record of temperatures in Lut desert in Iran shows it is the hottest place on earth. With temperatures as high as 71 °C, Lut is aptly called the 'Pole of Heat on Earth.’  
  •  Safe Backpacks for School Kids
    09/08/2014
    An official at the ministry of health warned against overloaded backpacks and said the ministry has plans to raise awareness about the healthy weight of schoolbags for children.   
  • Misconceptions about Anemia
    09/08/2014
    Babak Yektaparast, an official at the Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO) has denied Iranian women are anemic. 
  • Iran Set to Become Polio-Free
    09/08/2014
    Fatemeh Razi Abadi, contagious diseases specialist at Tehran University of Medical Sciences announced that polio vaccination coverage is higher than 97 percent in the country and since 2001, no new...

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