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  • Official: Iran Ranks 1st in Islamic World in Nanotechnology
    15:35 - Dec 23 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) Jafar Mehrad announced that Iran is standing atop other Muslim states in developing nanotechnology, adding that 46 Iranian universities are active in this field.
  • Shrinking Objects to Nanoscale
    13:59 - Dec 15 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have invented a new way to fabricate nanoscale 3D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with a variety of useful materials, including metals, semiconducting quantum dots, and DNA.
  • Iranian Scientists Use Nano-Conductors for Smart Treatment of Diabetes
    13:05 - Dec 12 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers at Isfahan University studied the effect of quercetin-conjugated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on diabetes-induced learning and memory impairment in rats.
  • Artificial Synapses Made from Nanowires
    11:14 - Dec 10 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have produced a memristive element made from nanowires that functions in much the same way as a biological nerve cell. The component is able to both save and process information, as well as receive numerous signals in parallel. The resistive switching cell made from oxide crystal nanowires is thus proving to be the ideal candidate for use in building bioinspired 'neuromorphic' processors.
  • Iran Showcases Nano Achievements at Muslim World Technology Fair
    12:59 - Dec 03 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian-made products in the fields of nanotechnology and nano-medicine are exposed at the 4th edition of Science and Technology Exchange Program (STEP) of the Islamic World in the Omani capital city of Muscat.
  • Nanofiber Carpet: Sticky or Repellent
    13:59 - Nov 19 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Inspired by the extraordinary characteristics of polar bear fur, lotus leaves and gecko feet, engineering researchers have developed a new way to make arrays of nanofibers that could bring us coatings that are sticky, repellent, insulating or light emitting, among other possibilities.
  • Mapping Nanoscale Changes in Memory Material
    12:29 - Nov 14 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers created the world's most powerful electromagnetic pulses to control a data-storage material's physical form, leading to a potential way to scale down memory devices and revolutionize how computers handle information.
  • Iranian Nano Scientists Produce Biodiesel from Chicken Fat
    17:30 - Oct 24 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian nanotechnology researchers at Islamic Azad University of Bushehr used nano-calcium oxide catalyst to produce biodiesel from chicken fat and improve the fuel properties via blending with diesel.
  • Iranian Companies to Build Nano Town in Oman
    13:15 - Oct 16 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Saeed Sarkar announced on Tuesday that Knowledge-based Iranian companies will help Oman construct a nano-city.
  • Official Hails Iran's Scientific, Technological Progresses
    13:14 - Oct 16 2018

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the AEOI Ali Akbar Salehi said Iranian people are strong enough to go through tough days with renovation, resilience and development, underlining that the nation has made major breakthroughs under sanctions.
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More Than 200 Retired Generals, Admirals Endorse Biden, Including Some Who Served Under Trump

TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 200 retired generals and admirals endorsed Joe Biden for president in a letter published Thursday, saying he had the character and judgment to serve as commander-in-chief instead of President Donald Trump, who has failed "to meet challenges large or small."
Trump Says 2020 US Presidential Election Could End Up in Supreme Court

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump on Wednesday stated that he thinks the 2020 US presidential election will end up in the Supreme Court, suggesting that it is important to immediately fill the vacancy left after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
Russia Calls on International Organizations to Continue Helping Assange

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia is calling on international agencies, human rights organizations and the journalist community to continue helping save the life of Wikileaks creator Julian Assange, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.
Saudi Prince Says Trump Has Not Been Such An Honest Broker on Palestinian Statehood

TEHRAN (FNA)- Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal questioned President Donald Trump’s role in recent peace talks between the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
Biden Leads Trump by 10 Points Nationally in New Pair of Polls

TEHRAN (FNA)- Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 10 points nationally in a pair of new polls released Wednesday.
Trudeau Says Canada Already in Second Wave of Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians that the second wave of COVID-10 has arrived in many parts of the country.
Cuba Says New US Sanctions Affect Families in Both Nations

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Health Group CEO Says Germany’s Virus Response Left ‘Collateral Damage'

TEHRAN (FNA)- Germany has been praised for its tackling of the coronavirus pandemic, having managed to keep deaths under 10,000 while its European neighbors have seen much higher fatalities, but the chief executive of German health-care group Fresenius warned that the country may have been overly focused on the pandemic, ignoring other areas of business and society that have suffered.
New Understanding of Earth's Carbon Cycle

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Weighted Blankets Can Decrease Insomnia Severity

TEHRAN (FNA)- Weighted blankets are a safe and effective intervention in the treatment of insomnia, according to Swedish researchers who found that insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders experienced reduced insomnia severity, improved sleep and less daytime sleepiness when sleeping with a weighted chain blanket.
Russia Slams US Attempts to Forge Coalition Against Nord Stream 2

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia rejects US attempts to oppose the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project by forging a coalition of project opponents, Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova noted on Wednesday.
Trump Again Refuses to Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power If He Loses to Biden

TEHRAN (FNA)- President Donald Trump was asked Wednesday whether he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose this fall to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and the American leader declined to do so.
Venezuela’s Maduro Calls on UN to Rally Against US Sanctions

TEHRAN (FNA)- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on the United Nations General Assembly to rally against United States sanctions imposed on his country, as well as its allies including Cuba, Nicaragua and Syria.
Several Killed in Yemen Army's Attack on Saudi Base

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Yemeni Army backed by popular committees launched a retaliatory missile attack against a military base near the Saudi border, killing at least ten.
Saudi Dissidents Rise Against Repression, Form Political Group

TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of Saudi dissidents, most of them in exile, formed a political party to call for reforms in the kingdom amid "increasing repression".