0108 GMT August 20, 2017
Ceres landslides reveal patches of hidden ice
The evidence of water ice on Ceres continues to mount. Scientists said newly discovered landslides on the dwarf planet offer further proof that significant amounts of ice are hiding just beneath Ceres' surface.
Skin mucus of South Indian frog kills flu virus
Scientists have discovered a flu-fighting compound in the skin mucus secreted by a colorful South Indian frog species.
Iranian researchers produce nano yarns with cooling properties
Researchers of a knowledge-based company managed to produce yarns which can be used for making summer and winter garments.
Tehran to host int'l conference on cognitive sciences
The Seventh International Conference of Cognitive Sciences (ICCS-2017), will be held at Razi International Conference Center in Tehran from April 30 to May 4.
Physicists create fluid with 'negative mass'
A team of physicists at Washington State University have created a fluid that ignores Isaac Newton's Second Law of Motion. The fluid has ‘negative mass’. When it's pushed it accelerates backwards.
Regulating plant physiology with organic electronics
A drug delivery ion pump constructed from organic electronic components also works in plants.
Live, long and black giant shipworm found in Philippines
Scientists have found live specimens of the rare giant shipworm for the first time, in the Philippines.
Bushehri brothers make unmanned rescue aircraft
Three brothers from the southern province of Bushehr took part in unmanned aircraft competition with their latest production ― an unmanned rescue aircraft named 'Limer'.
Iranian researchers use laser to produce graphene
Researchers from Shahid Beheshti University in cooperation with colleagues from Qom University studied the possibility of using laser for producing graphene.
Size matters to lizards, but numbers may not
The quantitative abilities of lizards may have their limits.
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