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Official: Iran to Send More Living Creatures into Space
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has prepared plans to send more living creatures into the space on the back of its home-made rockets, a senior Iranian cultural official announced on Tuesday.

Tehran Congress to Review Latest Applications of Nanotechnology in Corrosion Engineering
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Corrosion Association is due to hold the 14th National Corrosion Congress in association with the University of Tehran in the Technical College of the university from May 14 to 16, 2013. ( 12:41:42 - 2013/01/12)

Weight-Control Experts Stress Education, Commitment
TEHRAN (FNA)- Genetics, economics, environment, psychology and government policies have all played roles in why most world states have for a generation been getting heavier. ( 12:13:24 - 2013/01/12)

Potential Drug Target Uncovered to Block Cell Death in Parkinson's Disease
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists found that blocking the interaction of a critical enzyme may counteract the destruction of neurons associated with neurodegenerative diseases, suggesting a potential new target for drug development. ( 14:21:15 - 2013/01/11)

Stem Cells Heal Damaged Artery in Lab Study
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists for the first time demonstrated that baboon embryonic stem cells can be programmed to completely restore a severely damaged artery. ( 14:17:57 - 2013/01/11)

Brown Eyes Appear More Trustworthy than Blue
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists found that people view brown-eyed faces as more trustworthy than those with blue eyes, except if the blue eyes belong to a broad-faced man. ( 12:17:37 - 2013/01/10)

Deal or No Deal: Five Year Olds Make Smart Decisions in Games of Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed that you may have to be over a certain age to be a contestant on "Deal or No Deal," but children as young as five start to maximize their profits -- in cookies -- when making decisions similar to those on the show. ( 12:15:41 - 2013/01/10)

Official: Iran to Commercialize 10 New Biomedicines in 3 Years
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Health Minister for Research and Technology Mostafa Qaneyee announced on Wednesday that Iran will start mass-production of 10 new home-made biomedicines in the next few years. ( 18:20:16 - 2013/01/09)

Newly-Synthesized Chitosan Network Nano Hydrogels Able to Carry Drugs
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers synthesized nano hydrogels and two other materials to create Chitosan network. ( 13:12:23 - 2013/01/09)

First 'Bone' of Milky Way Identified
TEHRAN (FNA)- Our Milky Way is a spiral galaxy - a pinwheel-shaped collection of stars, gas and dust. It has a central bar and two major spiral arms that wrap around its disk. Since we view the Milky Way from the inside, its exact structure is difficult to determine. ( 11:12:41 - 2013/01/09)

Tricorder for Diagnosis, Terrorism Prevention
TEHRAN (FNA)- The hand-held scanners, or tricorders, of the Star Trek movies and television series are one step closer to reality now that a University of Missouri engineering team has invented a compact source of X-rays and other forms of radiation. ( 10:36:02 - 2013/01/09)

Iranian Scientists Increase Efficiency of Proton Membrane Cells
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers at University of Maraqeh and Isfahan University of Technology increased the efficiency of proton membrane cells by using graphene-platinum nanocomposites. ( 16:08:28 - 2013/01/08)

Costly Breast Cancer Screenings Don't Add Up to Better Outcomes
TEHRAN (FNA)- Even though Medicare spends over $1 billion per year on breast cancer screenings such as a mammography, there is no evidence that higher spending benefits older women, researchers said. ( 10:37:31 - 2013/01/08)

How Do Songbirds Sing? In 3-D!
TEHRAN (FNA)- The question 'How do songbirds sing?' is addressed in a study published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Biology. ( 10:37:08 - 2013/01/08)

Tiny Muscles Pull Big Punch
TEHRAN (FNA)- Beefing up some muscles doesn't take steroids or exercise - paraffin wax will do. ( 10:44:00 - 2013/01/07)

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