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Iranian Scientists Remove 90% of Arsenic from Polluted Waters
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Bu-Ali Sina University, Yazd University and Hamedan University of Medical Sciences succeeded in removing arsenic from polluted waters by using calcium peroxide nanoparticles. ( 12:23:17 - 2012/11/08)

Caffeine Improves Recognition of Positive Words
TEHRAN (FNA)- Caffeine perks up most coffee-lovers, but a new study shows a small dose of caffeine also increases their speed and accuracy for recognizing words with positive connotation. ( 12:20:04 - 2012/11/08)

Reducing Patient Radiation Exposure Up to 90 Percent
TEHRAN (FNA)- A medical imaging facility implemented a successful radiation dose reduction program, reducing radiation exposure by up to 90 percent in some patients. ( 12:18:21 - 2012/11/08)

Losing Weight, Especially in Belly, Improves Sleep Quality
TEHRAN (FNA)- Weight loss, whether it's from dietary changes alone or from diet combined with exercise, can help improve the quality of sleep among people who are overweight or obese, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. ( 10:15:31 - 2012/11/07)

Signs of Aging May Predict Heart Disease
TEHRAN (FNA)- If you look old, your heart may feel old, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012. ( 10:14:44 - 2012/11/07)

Production of Graphene-Based Nanocomposite to Adsorb Water Pollutants
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers announced production of particles with smaller size but higher surface area, and consequently more number of active sites, to adsorb pollutants by synthesizing cerium oxide-titanium dioxide nanoparticles and obtaining cerium oxide-titanium dioxide nanocomposite. ( 12:18:22 - 2012/11/06)

Trigger for Earth's Last Big Freeze Identified
TEHRAN (FNA)- For more than 30 years, climate scientists have debated whether flood waters from melting of the enormous Laurentide Ice Sheet, which ushered in the last major cold episode on Earth about 12,900 years ago, flowed northwest into the Arctic first, or east via the Gulf of St.Lawrence, to weaken ocean thermohaline circulation and have a frigid effect on global climate. ( 10:12:28 - 2012/11/06)

Scientists Create Laser Size of a Virus Particle
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Northwestern University research team has found a way to manufacture single laser devices that are the size of a virus particle and that operate at room temperature. ( 10:10:46 - 2012/11/06)

Iranian Researcher Produces Drug-Carrier System to Fight Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian researcher at Amir-Kabir Polytechnic University succeeded in developing a new drug-carrier system for fighting cancer cells by using herbal anticancer materials, specially existing in green tea. ( 17:45:08 - 2012/11/05)

CTI Selected as Iran's Best Nanotechnology Incubator in 2011
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Color Technology Incubator (CTI) was chosen as the best nanotechnology incubator in Iran in 2011. ( 11:58:09 - 2012/11/05)

Iranian Researchers Find New Way to Produce Molybdenum Disilicide Nanocomposite
TEHRAN (FNA)- Molybdenum disilicide nanocomposite powder was produced successfully in Iran Materials and Energy Research Center, in addition to titanium carbide. ( 11:16:35 - 2012/11/05)

NASA Rover Finds Clues to Changes in Mars' Atmosphere
TEHRAN (FNA)- NASA's car-sized rover, Curiosity, has taken significant steps toward understanding how Mars may have lost much of its original atmosphere. ( 10:24:09 - 2012/11/05)

In-Sync Brain Waves Hold Memory of Objects Just Seen
TEHRAN (FNA)- The brain holds in mind what has just been seen by synchronizing brain waves in a working memory circuit, a study revealed. ( 10:07:41 - 2012/11/05)

Sanctions Fail to Block Iran's Supply of Veterinary Medicine
TEHRAN (FNA)- Sanctions have failed to deter Iran from supplying its needed drugs for animals, Head of the Iranian Veterinary Organization Mohsen Dastoor said Sunday, adding that embargos have actually pushed the country towards domestic production. ( 17:50:42 - 2012/11/04)

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