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New TWAS member from Iran
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New TWAS member from Iran

Tehran University Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science faculty member becomes permanent member of the World Academy of Sciences. Siamak Yasemi PhD is a Tehran University faculty member and a member of the IR of Iran Academy of Sciences mathematics department. He has been elected as the permanent member of TWAS.  

Iran ranks fourth in nanoscience
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Iran ranks fourth in nanoscience

Statistics published by Web of Science for end-December 2017 put Iran in fourth place in the world with 8791 articles on nanoscience. With 40% of nanoscience production, Iran also has the largest share of this science in the Islamic countries. Next in line, following Iran, are Saudi Arabia with 13%, Turkey with 11%, and Malaysia with 9%.

Iran-EU Research Cooperation
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Iran-EU Research Cooperation

Iran and the EU intend to expand cooperation between researchers in Iran, the EU, and with the European Research Council, in the landscape of a 2020 Program. At the third high-level meeting between Iran and the European Union, and at the meeting between the Deputy Minister of Science in International Affairs of Iran and Deputy Director General of the European Commission on Research and Innovation, Iran announced its readiness to attract students from Europe.  

Physician: Bring the dead back to life!
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Physician: Bring the dead back to life!

Recent reports in the media talk of new research findings on death, which show that when the heart stops beating, the brain continues to work; thus, when a person is pronounced dead following a cardiac arrest, they are still able to hear the voices around them and witness their own death so to speak. The research is spearheaded by Iranian-British physician, Dr Sam Parnia.  

Sharif honors its genius student
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Sharif honors its genius student

A ceremony was held on 21 November 2017 in honor of Maryam Mirzakhani, the Iranian mathematics genius and only woman winner of the Fields Medal, at her former Sharif University of Technology (SUT). The ceremony was attended by the President’s Deputy of Science and Technology, Surena Sattari, SUT governing board members, scholars, elites, and friends and family of the late Mirzakhani.  

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2019/03/20

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2019/03/23

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A cargo ship sinks in Iran

2019/03/19

A cargo ship carrying hundreds of containers sank in a pier in Shahid Rajaei Port in southern Iran this morning.

The most expensive Iranian artists at Christie's

2019/03/20

Christie’s has been auctioning works for some Iranian artists for a number of years now. This year, on its 25th anniversary in Dubai, Christie’s will be holding an auction titled "Modern and Contemporary Art in the Middle East" on 23 March 2019 in which twelve Iranian artists will be participating with eighteen works.

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US clinches strategic deal with Oman with an eye on Iran

2019/03/25

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Iran U23 squad beats Yemen in Olympic qualifiers

2019/03/25

Iranian U23 football team defeated Yemen 3-0 at 2020 Olympic qualifiers in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Mar. 24.

Failure of sanctions on Iran, US resorts to threats

2019/03/25

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said late on Sunday that the United States has resorted to threatening other countries after failing to realize its sinister objectives.

The government prevents collective rejoicing in Iran

2019/03/25

A sociologist in Iran believes: “State domination on the public sphere and preventing interactions between individuals has deprived Iranian society of public rejoicing. With emphasis by government on the sad side of religion, the opportunity to strengthen the collective spirit through religion has also been eliminated.”

Flash floods subside in Iran, rescue continues

2019/03/25

The northern provinces of Iran have been facing unprecedented floods over the past week; but these are presently subsiding and rescue operations have begun.