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Nano-Scientists Increase Heat Transfer Coefficient of Microchannels
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers managed to increase the heat transfer coefficient of microchannels used in industrial facilities through nanofluids modeling.

Nanoparticles of Zinc Oxide Photocatalyst More Efficient Than Titanium Oxide
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers in Iran found that zinc nano-oxide outweighs titanium nano-oxide in terms of photocatalytic removal of terephthalic acid. ( 14:44:14 - 2010/05/12)

Fatty Acid to Enhance Anticancer Drug
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists discovered that bioavailability and efficacy of the blood cancer drug azacytidine increase when the substance is coupled to a fatty acid. ( 12:16:37 - 2010/05/12)

Science Closing in on Mystery of Age-Related Memory Loss
TEHRAN (FNA)- The world's scientific community may be one step closer to understanding age-related memory loss and to developing a drug that might help boost memory. ( 12:35:10 - 2010/05/11)

New Treatment Method Possible in Cardiac Surgery
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a clinical trial offered a new treatment option for a large number of patients undergoing cardiac surgery each year, possibly also for other surgical procedures. ( 14:18:45 - 2010/05/10)

New Method to Predict Properties of Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers managed to introduce a proper computational method for the prediction of mechanical properties and synthesis of polymer/clay nanocomposites. ( 13:12:08 - 2010/05/10)

Paper Wasps, Honey Bees Share Network of Genes
TEHRAN (FNA)- Finding of a new study showed that despite differences between paper wasps and honey bees, these insects rely on the same network of genes to guide their social behavior. ( 13:56:35 - 2010/05/09)

Scientists Use Soft X-Rays to Make Images of Whole Biological Cells
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists used X-ray diffraction microscopy to make images of whole yeast cells, achieving the highest resolution - 11 to 13 nanometers (billionths of a meter) - ever obtained with this method. ( 13:00:46 - 2010/05/09)

Study Rejects Link between Soft Drinks, Colon Cancer Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a study showed that drinking even large amounts of coffee and sugar-sweetened, carbonated soft drinks is not associated with the risk of colon cancer. ( 14:17:29 - 2010/05/08)

Magnetic Fields Drive Drug-Loaded Nanoparticles into Vessels
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists used uniform magnetic fields to drive iron-bearing nanoparticles to metal stents in injured blood vessels, where the particles deliver a drug payload that successfully prevents blockages in those vessels. ( 13:21:53 - 2010/05/08)

Iran Ready to Send 6 Satellites into Space in Future
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran is preparing the ground for designing and launching six satellites into space in the future, Iranian Telecommunications Minister Reza Taqipour said on Friday. ( 15:27:20 - 2010/05/07)

New Findings May Lead to Designing Effective AIDS Vaccine
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers revealed a new effect that contributes to HLA B57 gene's ability to confer immunity to those naturally HIV-immune people, who represent about one in 200 infected individuals. ( 13:09:02 - 2010/05/07)

Hydrogen Nanosensors with High Sensitivity Fabricated in Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers managed to fabricate a type of hydrogen nanosensor by sol gel method which has a sensitivity of order of 104 at room temperature. ( 13:00:36 - 2010/05/07)

Scientists Create Embryonic Stem Cells with Greater Pluripotency
TEHRAN (FNA)- For the first time, researchers converted established human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) and human embryonic stem (ES) cells to state that corresponds to that of mouse embryonic stem cells. ( 16:34:16 - 2010/05/06)

Dark Chocolate May Protect Brain after Stroke
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers discovered that a compound in dark chocolate may protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage. ( 14:13:00 - 2010/05/06)

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