Iran Brain Bank is a unit under the supervision of Iran University of Medical Sciences and conducts researche in the field of human diseases of the nervous system. Currently, the Bank stores 40 brains. Four-hundred people have also registered to donate their brains.
Long-drawn years of drought has prompted the people of Birjand to raise their hands to the sky on Monday afternoon and pray to God for rain. A large crowd of Birjandis, in the southern Khorasan Province of eastern Iran, prayed for rain and asked God to forgive their sins.
After nine days of burning out at sea, the “Sanchi” has sunk in the East China waters, taking the last hopes of the families of the Iranian and Bangladeshi crew to save their loved ones with it. Thirty Iranian and two Bangladeshi sailors were on board.
Hormuz is an elliptical island and salt dome with an area of 42kms at the entrance of the Persian Gulf, 8kms from Bandar Abbas Port. Notwithstanding its strategic location, the natural and geological conditions make this island an undeniably attractive geopark for nature tourism.
Although the days in the capital Tehran are bustling with crowds, air pollution, and chaos, the nights are another story. Not that the nights in Tehran are not crowded or polluted, but the darkness of the night draws a curtain over these bustling crowds. City lights become a motley of colors inn these bustles! Tehran’s nights, like its days, are bright, while they are not as dark as its days. Nights of Tehran are bright and lovely.
Bam Citadel is the world’s largest adobe structure in the world. It is in the city of Bam, Kerman Province, in southeastern Iran. Sadly, in 2003, the province was rattled by a deadly earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale, killing over 30 thousand people in the area. The Citadel suffered serious damages. Plans were drawn up to restore and reconstruct the Citadel and return it back to life in an exact replica.
Last week’s snowfall in the mountainous region of Talesh, Guilan Province, has turned this picturesque landscape all white. Talesh is located at a distance of 430 kilometers to the northeast of the capital Tehran, in northwestern Iran, just to the southeast of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
A young man of 28 who lives in Temchal village, near Astaneh Ashrafieh in Guilan Province, has been unable to go back to sleep for 12 years after spending a few hours in a coma. Ebrahim Ataei lives in northern Iran and has suffered from insomnia for the past 12 years. He has turned his misfortune into an opportunity to study and exercise. He has set two records in running.
The great Rayen Castle is located 136 kilometers from the city of Bam in southeast Iran and is known as the second great monument built from clay and mud and includes hundreds of houses, government headquarters, mosque, public bath, main square, and one of the largest and most beautiful halls of Iran’s ancient civilization.
In the detection dog training center near Tehran, professional trainers work with sniffer dogs who carry out a median of 100 searchers annually. The detection dog training center in “Mohammad Shahr” of Alborz Province is 60kms from Tehran.
Isfahan is the center of a province with the same name and is Iran's second largest city and one of the main destinations of local and foreign tourists, and its numerous historical and artistic monuments have led it to being called the second most important cultural center in the Islamic world after Mecca.