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Morocco: Construction on country’s tallest skyscraper begins

Morocco: Construction on country’s tallest skyscraper begins

Construction on the tallest skyscraper in Morocco, which is to be located in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, has begun, it was reported on Friday.

 
Revealed: Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians

Revealed: Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians

An investigation by Israeli newspaper Haaretz has revealed how Israel has “become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians”, with “dictators around the world” using the tools to “eavesdrop ...

 
Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air, crew safe

Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air, crew safe

A booster rocket carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and U.S. astronaut on board headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing....

 
US observatory denies involvement of aliens in its ‘security’ closure

US observatory denies involvement of aliens in its ‘security’ closure

An American solar observatory has denied that aliens were involved in its security-related closure in a state known for secretive military testing and a suspected UFO crash.

 
Turkey’s Turkcell, Nokia collaborate on 5G technology

Turkey’s Turkcell, Nokia collaborate on 5G technology

Turkey’s leading GSM operator Turkcell and Finland-based mobile phone giant Nokia have signed an agreement to develop new technologies, Turkcell announced on Sept. 7.

 
Iranians, Turks targeted by smartphone surveillance operation: report

Iranians, Turks targeted by smartphone surveillance operation: report

Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point on Sept. 7 said a surveillance operation had targeted the smartphones of several hundred Iranian citizens, including those of Turkish origin.

 
Iran, Russia sign MoU to promote medical education

Iran, Russia sign MoU to promote medical education

Deputy health minister for educational affairs revealed the conclusion of a contract inked between Iran and Russia for increasing health cooperation.

 
Iran’s Amirkabir Uni. officially joins AUAP

Iran’s Amirkabir Uni. officially joins AUAP

Tehran-based Amirkabir University of Technology has officially joined Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP).

 
Isfahan to host 35th IASP World Conference in Sep.

Isfahan to host 35th IASP World Conference in Sep.

For the very first time Iran will host the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) World Conference from 2-5 Sept. in the city of Isfahan.

 
Iran, Afghan universities sign MoU to promote coop.

Iran, Afghan universities sign MoU to promote coop.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) and Afghanistan’s Khatam Al-Nabieen University inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for boosting scientific and academic cooperation.

 
Iranian physics, chemistry Olympiad participants bag 9 medals

Iranian physics, chemistry Olympiad participants bag 9 medals

Iranian students participating in International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) and International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) have swept a total number of 9 medals, 4 medals in IChO and 5 medals in IPhO to set ...

 
Iran science production shows world

Iran science production shows world's fastest growth

Iran ranked first in scientific growth in the world in 2017 among 25 top countries, according to the latest statistics released by the Clarivate Analytics websites.

 
Iran, China ink MoU on funding joint research projects

Iran, China ink MoU on funding joint research projects

Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology have inked an MoU so as to fund joint research projects.

 
Iran seeks to set up research complex in global arena

Iran seeks to set up research complex in global arena

"Islamic Republic of Iran seeks to establish a powerful research center on par with global standards," Deputy Minister of Agriculture stressed.

 
Tehran to host second Int’l Biopharma Festival

Tehran to host second Int’l Biopharma Festival

Second official pharmacy festival in Iran is scheduled to be held in December in collaboration of two major academic centers.

 
Iran to build 540-MW power plant in Sistan and Baluchestan prov.

Iran to build 540-MW power plant in Sistan and Baluchestan prov.

Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian said that a 540-megawatt power plant will be constructed in Sistan and Baluchestan province later o August 6.

 
NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays

NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays

Plans to launch the first NASA astronauts since 2011 to the International Space Station from the United States look set to be delayed due to incomplete safety measures and accountability holes in the ...

 
Tehran to transfer rehabilitation-related experiences to Baku

Tehran to transfer rehabilitation-related experiences to Baku

"Iran is ready to transfer its experiences in the fields of rehabilitation and health insurances to Azerbaijan," Iranian Health Minister said.

 
The tale of a Turkish man living with snakelike skin

The tale of a Turkish man living with snakelike skin

Forty-two-year-old Musa Sümbül has suffered from psoriasis for 23 years. He woke up one morning with red patches on his skin, and the medication he was prescribed did not cure his ailment.

 
Tehran to mount INOTEX 2018

Tehran to mount INOTEX 2018

The 7th International Innovation and Technology Exhibition (INOTEX 2018) is scheduled to kick off in Tehran on Thursday with participation of Iranian and foreign startups.

 
Burning Fossil fuels Even Causes Diabetes! Air Pollution and Blood Glucose

Burning Fossil fuels Even Causes Diabetes! Air Pollution and Blood Glucose

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease.

 
Syria, Iran sign MoU on academic coop.

Syria, Iran sign MoU on academic coop.

Syria and Iran have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for increasing cooperation in the field of higher education and scientific research.

 
Yasuj, Sao Paulo universities sign MoU

Yasuj, Sao Paulo universities sign MoU

"Iran’s Yasuj University of Medical Sciences and Brazil’s University of Sao Paulo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand academic ties," said president of the Iranian university.

 
US plans limits on Chinese investment in US technology firms

US plans limits on Chinese investment in US technology firms

The U.S. Treasury Department is crafting rules that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies involved in "industrially significant technology," the Wall ...

 
Study details architecture of water supply in Isfahan’s chehel Sotoun

Study details architecture of water supply in Isfahan’s chehel Sotoun

A new study by Iranian researches Mohamad Ebrahim Zare’i and Zohreh Soltanmoradi has detailed the water supply system in Iranian architecture masterpiece, Chehel Sotoun.

 
Iran, Russia promote relations in socio-cultural areas

Iran, Russia promote relations in socio-cultural areas

In a ceremony attended by Ghahreman Soleymani, the Cultural Attaché of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Russia, Iran-Russia social-cultural studies center opened in Russian New University (RosNOU) in Moscow....

 
Isfahan to host 35th World Conf. on Science Parks

Isfahan to host 35th World Conf. on Science Parks

The 35th World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation will be held in Iran’s Isfahan during September 2-5.

 
Iranian scientists bring new hope for MS affected patients

Iranian scientists bring new hope for MS affected patients

Iranian scientists have recently discovered way to reconstruct damaged myelin in the patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by transforming harmful cells in the nervous system into other types....

 
S Korea interested in making investment in Iranian tech.

S Korea interested in making investment in Iranian tech.

"South Korean firms are interested in making huge investment in Iranian technology," Director General of Nano Technology Development Headquarters for International Affairs said.

 
Tehran to mount 1st general aviation expo.

Tehran to mount 1st general aviation expo.

The first edition of an international general aviation exhibition will be held in Tehran on 3-5 July, 2018.

 
 
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Human brain evolves to work in multiple tongues

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out?

 
 
Report
More governments manipulate media with

More governments are following the lead of Russia and China by manipulating social media and suppressing dissent online in a grave threat to democracy, a human rights watchdog said Nov. 14.

 
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