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  • Scientists Unravel Mystery of Photosynthesis
    11:42 - Feb 06 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Plants have been harnessing the sun's energy for hundreds of millions of years.
  • Tiny Meteorites Suggest Ancient Earth Had A Carbon Dioxide, Rich Atmosphere
    13:53 - Jan 30 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Earth’s atmosphere 2.7 billion years ago may have been more than two-thirds carbon dioxide. That finding comes from a new study that simulates how the ancient atmosphere may have interacted with bits of cosmic dust falling through the sky.
  • Tiny Salamander's Huge Genome May Harbor the Secrets of Regeneration
    13:48 - Jan 30 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The type of salamander called axolotl, with its frilly gills and widely spaced eyes, looks like an alien and has other-worldly powers of regeneration. Lose a limb, part of the heart or even a large portion of its brain? No problem: They grow back.
  • Iran to Industrialize Production of Rare-Earth Elements
    15:57 - Jan 28 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran announced on Tuesday that it is some steps away from industrializing production of rare-earth elements.
  • High-Altitude Drop System Allows Night Aerial Firefighting
    10:50 - Jan 28 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- As part of an effort to make firefighting safer and more effective, Israel-based international defense electronics company Elbit Systems has demonstrated a new high-altitude, high-precision aerial firefighting system that allows aircraft to drop fire suppressants from much higher altitudes. Called HyDrop, the system successfully dropped liquid pellets from two Air Tractor aircraft at altitudes of up to 500 ft (150 m) in a field exercise led by the Israel Fire and Rescue Authority
  • Strong Early Magnetic Field Around Earth
    10:40 - Jan 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Deep within Earth, swirling liquid iron generates our planet's protective magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible but is vital for life on Earth's surface: it shields the planet from harmful solar wind and cosmic rays from the sun.
  • Death of Dinosaurs: All About the Asteroid
    13:16 - Jan 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international, Yale-led team of researchers. It was all about the asteroid.
  • Insects, Climate: Double Trouble for Plants
    12:03 - Jan 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Recent models are telling us that, as our climate warms up, herbivores and pests will cause increased damage to agricultural crops. One study predicted that crop yield lost to insects increases 10 to 25 percent for every 1 degree Celsius increase.
  • Earth's Oldest Asteroid Strike and 'Big Thaw'
    11:57 - Jan 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Curtin University scientists have discovered Earth's oldest asteroid strike occurred at Yarrabubba, in outback Western Australia, and coincided with the end of a global deep freeze known as a Snowball Earth.
  • Emissions of Potent Greenhouse Gas Have Grown
    13:51 - Jan 23 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Despite reports that global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas, , were almost eliminated in 2017, an international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has found atmospheric levels growing at record values.
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US: Dozens Arrested at NYC Protest Against Alleged Unwanted Hysterectomies at ICE Facility

TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of protesters were detained during a march in New York City against unwanted hysterectomies of immigrant women at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Georgia, after whistleblower complaints from one of the nurses at the center. [VIDEO]
COVID-19 Infections on Rise in Gaza

TEHRAN (FNA)- Covid-19 infected cases in the Gaza Strip has jumped over two thousands. The considerable spike comes within two weeks alone. This comes as the impoverished enclave is struggling with Israeli blockade hampering its efforts to cope with the pandemic. [VIDEO]
UAE, Bahrain, Israel Normalization: Rally Supporting Palestine Held in Morocco

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of demonstrators on Friday voiced their solidarity with the Palestinian people and protested against the normalization agreements between the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Israel. [PHOTOS]
Coronavirus Death Toll Approaching 1 Million Worldwide

TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of infections with the novel coronavirus has surpassed 30.7 million worldwide with the deaths approaching 1million and recoveries over 22.3 million. [PHOTOS]
No Peace in Afghanistan With US Occupation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Experience tells us that the intra-Afghan peace talks in Doha will once again go nowhere as the United States and its duped allies continue to occupy Afghanistan.
Iran, OPEC Discuss Mutual Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharavand and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary-General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo in a meeting in Vienna on Saturday reviewed bilateral relations in the field of energy.
AEOI Chief: No More Inspections of Iranian Sites Requested by IAEA

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said on Saturday that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has asked for no more inspection of the country’s sites after the two sides agreed on two cases of inspection in August.
16 Arrested as Mounted Police Chase People Protesting Melbourne’s Controversial Lockdown Measures

TEHRAN (FNA)- A protest against controversial lockdown measures in the Australian city of Melbourne descended into chaos on Saturday as police on horseback chased after demonstrators, arresting 16 and fining over 20 others.
Documents Show US Officials Baselessly Linked 'Antifa' to Arson Before Wildfires

TEHRAN (FNA)- In recent days, law enforcement agencies from the FBI to county sheriffs have tried in vain to debunk baseless conspiracy theories blaming “antifa arsonists” for starting the devastating wildfires raging in the Western US.
Trump Hints He Could Fire FBI Director over Antifa Disagreement

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President Donald Trump dropped his strongest hint yet that he could replace his own FBI director in their continued Antifa disagreement.
Protesters March Against COVID-19 Measures in London

TEHRAN (FNA)- COVID-19 sceptics gathered to demonstrate against imposed coronavirus measures in London, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated that the United Kingdom is currently experiencing the start of the COVID-19 pandemic's second wave.
Taiwan Scrambles Warplanes as China Holds Aerial Drills Nearby

TEHRAN (FNA)- Taiwan's air force scrambled its jet fighters for a second consecutive day as numerous Chinese warplanes crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, with Taipei’s officials urging Beijing to "pull back from the edge".
Top Human Rights Lawyer Quits UK Envoy Role over 'Lamentable' Brexit Bill

TEHRAN (FNA)- Amal Clooney, the high-profile human rights lawyer, resigned from her position as the UK’s special envoy on media freedom in protest at the government’s intention to breach international law through the internal market bill.
Pentagon Rewriting Pandemic Playbook After Study Faults COVID-19 Response

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Pentagon is in the early stages of rewriting its pandemic playbook after an internal review found failings in the department's initial response to COVID-19, according to defense officials and documents viewed by POLITICO.
Iranian Leader’s Top Aide: N. Deal No More Creditable

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader’s top advisor for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati said on Saturday that the nuclear deal has been violated both by the US and Europe and enjoys no creditability anymore.