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Iranian Researchers Produce High Resolution Spectroscope for Animals
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian scientists at the Growth Center of Tehran University of Medical Sciences succeeded in producing the first high resolution spectroscopy device for animals which can be used to analyze the performance of radio-drugs in the body of laboratorial animals.

Nano Car Has Molecular 4-Wheel Drive
TEHRAN (FNA)- Reduced to the max: the emission-free, noiseless 4-wheel drive car, jointly developed by Empa researchers and their Dutch colleagues, represents lightweight construction at its most extreme. ( 08:58:56 - 2011/11/12)

Obese Monkeys Lose Weight on Fat Attacking Drug
TEHRAN (FNA)- Obese rhesus monkeys lost on average 11 percent of their body weight after four weeks of treatment with an experimental drug that selectively destroys the blood supply of fat tissue. ( 08:57:13 - 2011/11/12)

Chemists Reveal Force within You
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new method for visualizing mechanical forces on the surface of a cell, reported in Nature Methods, provides the first detailed view of those forces, as they occur in real-time. ( 16:30:51 - 2011/11/11)

Scientists Slow Aging Process
TEHRAN (FNA)- Life scientists have identified a gene that slows the aging process. ( 16:29:27 - 2011/11/11)

Concurrent Production of Metallic, Carbonic Porous Nanopowder by Layer Nanohybrid
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers at University of Malayer and Material and Energy Research Institute of Iran used a layer nanohybrid compound to synthesize copper porous metallic nanopowder and they succeeded in the production of copper meso-porous nanopowder as well as carbonic microporous nanoparticles. ( 16:42:31 - 2011/11/10)

Can Plants Cooperate With their Relatives?
TEHRAN (FNA)- In the fight for survival, plants are capable of complex social behaviors and may exhibit altruism towards family members, but aggressively compete with strangers. ( 16:36:59 - 2011/11/10)

Greenhouse Gas Index Continues to Climb
TEHRAN (FNA)- NOAA's updated Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI), which measures the direct climate influence of many greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane, shows a continued steady upward trend that began with the Industrial Revolution of the 1880s. ( 16:36:11 - 2011/11/10)

Iranian Scientists Increase Data Storage Density by Magnetic Nanolayers
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers, in cooperation with their British and Belgian counterparts, managed to boost data storage density using magnetic nanolayers. ( 18:09:28 - 2011/11/09)

Sea Life 'Must Swim Faster to Survive Climate Change
TEHRAN (FNA)- Fish and other sea creatures will have to travel large distances to survive climate change, international marine scientists have warned. ( 11:06:59 - 2011/11/09)

New Material for Air Cleaner Filters That Captures Flu Viruses
TEHRAN (FNA)- With flu season just around the corner, scientists are reporting development of a new material for the fiber in face masks, air conditioning filters and air cleaning filters that captures influenza viruses before they can get into people's eyes, noses and mouths and cause infection. ( 10:27:57 - 2011/11/09)

Publication of Persian Article, New Prerequisite for Approving PhD Thesis in Sharif University
TEHRAN (FNA)- Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Institute of Sharif University of Technology announced that for the promotion and public education of nanotechnology, publication of a promotional article, extracted from the PhD theses, in Persian is mandatory for the approval of student proposals. ( 17:19:03 - 2011/11/08)

Erasing Signs of Aging in Human Cells Now a Reality
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have recently succeeded in rejuvenating cells from elderly donors (aged over 100). ( 08:00:24 - 2011/11/08)

Scientists: Tropical Forests Fertilized by Nitrogen Air Pollution
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists braved ticks and a tiger to discover how human activities have perturbed the nitrogen cycle in tropical forests. ( 07:59:19 - 2011/11/08)

Neuroscientists: Brains Come Wired for Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have discovered that millions of neurons in our cortex are hard at work doing what they apparently had been built to do: act and react to a partner's movements to create a harmonious cooperation like a well-oiled machine. ( 15:04:46 - 2011/11/07)

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