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Stopping Cold: Scientists Turn Off Ability to Feel Cold
TEHRAN (FNA)- neuroscientists isolated chills at a cellular level, identifying the sensory network of neurons in the skin that relays the sensation of cold. ( 12:01:36 - 2013/02/14)

Why Some People Don't Learn Well
TEHRAN (FNA)- The reason why some people are worse at learning than others was revealed by a research team after discovering that the main problem is not that learning processes are inefficient per se, but that the brain insufficiently processes the information to be learned. ( 12:00:45 - 2013/02/14)

Footages of Iran's Recent Space Mission Displayed during Cabinet Meeting
TEHRAN (FNA)- The footages of Iran's recent space mission, which included sending a living creature into the space on the back of Pishgam (Pioneer) explorer rocket, was shown to the cabinet members in their meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. ( 17:42:42 - 2013/02/13)

Success of Iranian Knowledge-Based Company's Plan in ASPA Award
TEHRAN (FNA)- Middle-East Bio Researchers Company, the representative of the University of Tehran's Science and Technology Park, was chosen among the top five companies in ASPA Award ceremony. ( 13:36:01 - 2013/02/13)

Song Sparrows Escalate Territorial Threats
TEHRAN (FNA)- Territorial song sparrows use increasingly threatening signals to ward off trespassing rivals. ( 10:54:37 - 2013/02/13)

'Time Machine' Reconstructs Ancient Languages
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ancient languages hold a treasure trove of information about the culture, politics and commerce of millennia past. ( 10:48:25 - 2013/02/13)

Production of Geopolymers Strengthened by Silicon, Alumina Nanoparticles
TEHRAN (FNA)- Materials engineers from Islamic Azad University in Iran obtained the optimum conditions of strength in the geopolymers which are made of waste materials such as rice paddy ash and furnace ash by studying the effect of silicon and alumina nanoparticles on their compressive strength. ( 17:04:48 - 2013/02/12)

One-Two Punch Against Bacteria and Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Cancer researchers from Rice University suggest that a new human-made drug that's already proven effective at killing cancer and drug-resistant bacteria could best deliver its knockout blow when used in combination with drugs made from naturally occurring toxins. ( 13:08:37 - 2013/02/12)

Cell Circuits Remember Their History
TEHRAN (FNA)- MIT engineers have created genetic circuits in bacterial cells that not only perform logic functions, but also remember the results, which are encoded in the cell's DNA and passed on for dozens of generations. ( 13:08:03 - 2013/02/12)

Iran Plans to Start Work on Two New Engines for Satellite Carrier Rockets
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology approved two major national projects in the fields of research and technology, which include designing and developing two new engines for the country's satellite carrier rockets. ( 15:53:10 - 2013/02/11)

Iran to Send New Satellites into Orbit in Coming Months
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran's Space Agency Ahmad Fazeli said the country will send new satellites made by Iranian universities to the space in the next few months. ( 13:45:46 - 2013/02/11)

Salmon Use Magnetic Field for Navigation
TEHRAN (FNA)- When migrating, sockeye salmon typically swim up to 4,000 miles into the ocean and then, years later, navigate back to the upstream reaches of the rivers in which they were born to spawn their young. ( 12:05:10 - 2013/02/11)

New Treatments for Diabetes and Obesity?
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers at the University of Michigan's Life Sciences Institute have found that amlexanox, an off-patent drug currently prescribed for the treatment of asthma and other uses, also reverses obesity, diabetes and fatty liver in mice. ( 11:59:29 - 2013/02/11)

Iran Inaugurates 2 Nanotechnology Laboratories for Students in Isfahan, Fars Provinces
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Ministry of Education and Training in cooperation with Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council constructed and inaugurated two Nanotechnology Laboratories for Students in Isfahan and Fars provinces on February 6 and 7, 2013. ( 10:36:40 - 2013/02/10)

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