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Study: Job Insecurity Affects Health
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that workers who perceive their jobs aren't secure are more likely to rate themselves in poor health and have increased symptoms of anxiety and depression. ( 12:20:41 - 2012/09/06)

How High-Fat Diet Leads Women to Store More Abdominal Fat than Men
TEHRAN (FNA)- A high-fat diet triggers chemical reactions in female mice that could explain why women are more likely than men to gain fat in the abdomen after eating excess saturated fat, new research suggested. ( 12:16:17 - 2012/09/06)

Improvement of Photocatalytic Activity of Zinc Oxide
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University succeeded in improving crystalline growth and surface modification of ZnO layer in In2O3/SnO2/ZnO catalyst by using network accommodation between zinc and tin oxides and reducing the inductive tension in the heterojunction of the two oxides. ( 13:22:52 - 2012/09/05)

Study of Brain's Visual Centers Finds: Men and Women See Things Differently
TEHRAN (FNA)- The way that the visual centers of men and women's brains works is different, a new research said, adding that men have greater sensitivity to fine detail and rapidly moving stimuli, but women are better at discriminating between colors. ( 09:27:22 - 2012/09/05)

Math or Memory? Collision Course in Brain
TEHRAN (FNA)- You already know it's hard to balance your checkbook while simultaneously reflecting on your past. Now, investigators - having done the equivalent of wire-tapping a hard-to-reach region of the brain - can tell us how this impasse arises. ( 09:24:43 - 2012/09/05)

University Chancellor: Iran among Top 20 Nations in Science Production
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran stands 20th in science production among the world countries, a prominent Iranian academic figure said, adding that the country's rank stands above many European states. ( 17:41:25 - 2012/09/04)

Affluent People Less Charitable in Crises?
TEHRAN (FNA)- Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study from UC Berkeley suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt to find comfort in material possessions. ( 09:04:46 - 2012/09/04)

Tigers Take Night Shift to Coexist with People
TEHRAN (FNA)- Tigers aren't known for being accommodating, but a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that the carnivores in Nepal are taking the night shift to better coexist with humans. ( 08:59:51 - 2012/09/04)

Heavy Drinking Rewires Brain
TEHRAN (FNA)- Doctors have long recognized a link between alcoholism and anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ( 10:27:08 - 2012/09/03)

Predicting Best Treatment for HIV Patients
TEHRAN (FNA)- For years, doctors treating those with HIV have recognized a relationship between how faithfully patients take the drugs they prescribe, and how likely the virus is to develop drug resistance. ( 10:12:43 - 2012/09/03)

Performance Model of Biomolecules in Magnetic Fields Revealed by Scientists
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers at Malek-e Ashtar University of Technology and Tarbiat Modarres University managed to discover a meaningful model for performance of biomolecules in magnetic fields by studying the effects of magnetic nanoparticles on the enzyme activity of Flavobacterium, modified with magnetic nanoparticles. ( 12:00:28 - 2012/09/02)

Laser-Assisted Synthesis of Graphene in Low-Temperature Liquid Media
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology in a collaborative work with their colleagues from Imam Khomeini International University in Qazvin succeeded in producing graphene by laser ablation in cold liquid media. ( 11:48:09 - 2012/09/02)

Iran Produces New Anti-Corrosion Nanocoatings to Increase Metallic Structures' Lifetime
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Amir Kabir University of Technology and University of Petroleum Industry produced epoxy/polyamide coatings with improved anti-corrosive and physic-mechanical properties by using zinc oxide nanoparticles. ( 11:48:05 - 2012/09/02)

Sharif University of Technology to Hold National Confab on Nanostructured Solar Cells
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology of Sharif University of Technology will hold the Second Conference on Nanostructured Solar Cells on October 18, 2012. ( 11:20:20 - 2012/09/02)

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