Speaking to reporters today, Dr Nosratollah Zargham, chief of the National Research Fund, announced the ‘Maryam Mirzakhani research chair’ will be awarded to researchers in mathematics, sciences, and physics by the foundation.
An Iranian scientist and professor at Harvard University has been able to build a 3D model of the liver to mimic the process of drug delivery in collaboration with a number of international researchers.
Iran will be producing the regional supply for polio vaccination after the World Health Organization, WHO, asked the country to take up the mission. That’s according to the director of the Pasteur Institute of Iran, one of the country's top research and advanced medical manufacturing centers.
Persia Digest- Making use of virtual reality techniques, researchers at Tehran University’s Science and Technology Park have developed a system capable of offering a fresh taste of Online Virtual Reality (OVR) in cyberspace.
Managing director of Iran’s Organ Donation Association says an annual 2,500 kidney transplants are undertaken in the country.
“Currently, a large number of patients across the Middle East succumb to their health conditions as organ donations from brain-dead patients has been branded forbidden by their religious leaders. But thanks to a 1990 Fatwa by Imam Khomeini, allowing such transplants, Iran has witnessed a significant development, with many Iranian patients being saved every year,” Katayoun Najafzadeh said.
An Iranian expert of international affairs believes: “The main challenges of Iran’s foreign policy in the next Iranian calendar year has more domestic than international roots, particularly in economic issues and increasing poverty.”
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.
The United States clinched a strategic port deal with Oman on Sunday which U.S. officials say will allow the U.S. military better access to the Gulf region and reduce the need to send ships through the Strait of Hormuz, a maritime choke point off Iran.
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.”