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Iran Breaks Israel's Monopoly by Producing MS Drug
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian scientists managed to break Israel's monopoly by producing a new MS drug which makes Iranian patients needless of foreign medicines.

Over 16,000 Students Participate in 3rd Nanotechnology Olympiads in Iran
TEHRAN (FNA)- Over 16,000 students registered for participation in the 3rd Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Olympiads for Students before the registration deadline. ( 12:06:04 - 2012/04/12)

Study: Aspirin Reduces Cancer Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed aspirin's potential role in reducing the risk of cancer death, bringing us considerably closer to the time when cancer prevention can be included in clinical guidelines for the use of aspirin in preventative care. ( 12:03:50 - 2012/04/12)

Astronomers Discover Sandstorms in Space
TEHRAN (FNA)- Astronomers believe that they have found the answer to the mystery of a powerful 'superwind' which causes the death of stars. ( 12:02:50 - 2012/04/12)

Iranians Sweep Most Golds in Iran RoboCup Open
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian teams won a majority of the gold medals in the seventh RoboCup Iran Open at Qazvin Islamic Azad University in Northern Iran. ( 08:41:06 - 2012/04/11)

Social Stress Changes Immune System Gene Expression in Primates
TEHRAN (FNA)- The ranking of a monkey within her social environment and the stress accompanying that status dramatically alters the expression of nearly 1,000 genes, a new scientific study reports. ( 08:17:08 - 2012/04/11)

Brain-Injury Data Used to Map Intelligence in the Brain
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists report that they have mapped the physical architecture of intelligence in the brain. Theirs is one of the largest and most comprehensive analyses so far of the brain structures vital to general intelligence and to specific aspects of intellectual functioning, such as verbal comprehension and working memory. ( 08:09:11 - 2012/04/11)

Maternal Obesity, Diabetes Associated with Autism, Other Developmental Disorders
TEHRAN (FNA)- A major study has found strong links between maternal diabetes and obesity and the likelihood of having a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or another developmental disorder. ( 12:38:50 - 2012/04/10)

Genes Identified in Common Childhood Obesity
TEHRAN (FNA)- Genetics researchers have identified at least two new gene variants that increase the risk of common childhood obesity. ( 12:37:47 - 2012/04/10)

T. rex Kin: Largest Known Feathered Dinosaur
TEHRAN (FNA)- Palaeontologists have known for more than a decade that some small dinosaurs had bird-like feathers, mainly thanks to beautifully preserved fossils from northeastern China. Now three specimens of a new tyrannosauroid from the same region show that at least one much larger dinosaur had a feathery coat as well. ( 08:37:08 - 2012/04/09)

Scientists Redraw Blueprint of Body's Biological Clock
TEHRAN (FNA)- The discovery of a major gear in the biological clock that tells the body when to sleep and metabolize food may lead to new drugs to treat sleep problems and metabolic disorders, including diabetes. ( 08:34:49 - 2012/04/09)

Big Advance against Cystic Fibrosis
TEHRAN (FNA)- Stem cell researchers have taken a critical step in making possible the discovery in the relatively near future of a drug to control cystic fibrosis (CF), a fatal lung disease that claims hundreds of lives each year, with 1,000 new cases diagnosed annually. ( 09:04:18 - 2012/04/08)

Rising CO2 Levels Linked to Past Global Warming
TEHRAN (FNA)- Many scientists have long suspected that rising levels of carbon dioxide and the global warming that ended the last Ice Age were somehow linked, but establishing a clear cause-and-effect relationship between CO2 and global warming from the geologic record has remained difficult. ( 08:58:35 - 2012/04/08)

Microflora Have Decisive Role with Autoimmune Illnesses, Some Good, Some Bad
TEHRAN (FNA)- When the right microorganisms are at work, immune cells involved in the development of autoimmune illnesses like psoriasis, multiple sclerosis and arthritis, can develop anti-inflammatory properties. ( 10:30:47 - 2012/04/07)

Use of Common Pesticide, Imidacloprid, Linked to Bee Colony Collapse
TEHRAN (FNA)- The likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides, according to a new study. ( 10:17:32 - 2012/04/07)

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