Environment

Tehran to Host the 19th Int’l Exhibition on the Environment

Tehran will host the 19th International Exhibition on the Environment on March 4-7, 2020.

Scientists Create New Portable Tool Analyzes Microbes in the Environment

Rutgers University scientists have created a portable device that could be used to assess microbes, screen for antibiotic-resistant bacteria and analyze algae that live in coral reefs.

Researchers Believe Plastic Packaging Ban 'Could Harm Environment'

Based on a report, called Plastic Promises, the consequences of using new materials have not been properly assessed and even worse for the environment.

Tehran Int’l Conference on Iranian Visual Arts and the Environment

The 2nd edition of International Conference on Iranian Visual Arts and the Environment will be held from November 13 to 14 at the Saba Art and Cultural Institute.

Video: Robot Can Solve a Rubik’s Cube One-Handed

Scientists of OpenAI, a San Francisco-based AI research outfit, unveiled a robot hand, called Dactyl, which it has taught to solve a Rubik’s Cube.

Researchers Claim that Diverse Linguistic Environment Boosts Brain Sensitivity to New Learning

Researchers of University of California, Irvine, have discovered that monolinguals living in a linguistically diverse environment may be reaping some rewards just by being in the vicinity of multiple languages.

Iranian Researchers Create Domestic Odor Sensitivity Test Kit

The head of otorhinolaryngology, head and neck research center at Iran University of Medical Science has announced on creating the first Iranian odor sensitivity test kit based on local odors.

Researchers May Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Investing in Energy Storage

Researchers of University of Michigan have found out that investing in batteries and other energy storage technologies can be economically viable with proper policy support.

Researchers Find Out How Soils Store Carbon

Researchers from Michigan State University have discovered a new mechanism for determining how carbon is stored in soils.

Yazd IAU Smart Irrigation System Entered the Utilization Stage

FSRobotic knowledge-based company, based in Yazd IAU Incubator Center, designed and implemented the country’s most comprehensive smart irrigation system, which is now entering the utilization phase.

Universities to Teach School Students about Water Conservation

Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) and University of Environment have collaborated in teaching students about water conservation.

Iranian Researcher Develops Plant-Based Eco-Friendly Foam

Researchers at Washington State University have developed a new plant-based foam consists of about 75 percent cellulose nanocrystals.

Iran, China Universities to Carry Out Joint Research on Environmental Projects

Babol Noshirvani University of Technology and Beijing Normal University have signed a cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of environment.

Science & Research IAU JEST Among Springer Publishing Index

The Journal of Environmental Science and Technology of Science and Research Islamic Azad University has been placed among Springer publishing indexes.

Iranian Researchers Destruct Hospital Infections through Nanotechnology

Researchers of a Technology Service Center, located in Sharif University of Technology, recently have created nanostructured materials that are able to eliminate resistant infections in hospitals.

IAU Researchers Produce Natural Fungicides

Roomak Agri-Safe knowledge-based company of Islamic Azad University could produce natural fungicide to protect the crop or plants against fungal diseases.

Iran 1st Water-Fuelled System for Car Engines to be Commercialized

The 1st Iranian water-fuelled engine will be commercialized by the next six months.

Tehran Hosts 2018 Muslim World Scientists

Knowledge Application and Notion for Society (KANS), has been held recently in Tehran’s Amirkabir University with participants from several Muslim countries.

Researchers Create Smartphone System That Can Detect Lead in Tap Water

Researchers at the University of Houston have created an inexpensive system using a smartphone and a lens made with an inkjet printer that can detect lead in tap water at levels commonly accepted as dangerous.

S & R IAU Unveils Medical Waste Destruction System by Thermal Plasma

The medical waste destruction system using thermal plasma has been unveiled with the presence of the head of Presidential Deputy for Science and Technology, Center for National Technology Schemes, in Plasma Physics Research Lab, Science and Research Islamic Azad University.

4 Iranian Cities Nominated to Join Accredited Wetland Cities

The deputy head of the Department of Environment's Habitats Office has stated that Iran has introduced four cities to be inscribed on the Ramsar Convention's list of internationally recognized wetland cities.

Scientists May Bring Rainfall in the Sahara Desert

Researchers have found out that solar and wind farms could actually bring rainfall and greenery back to the Sahara desert.

What Are Renewable Energy Installations Impacts On the Environment?

According to a study published in the journal Science, building wind and solar farms in the Sahara desert can increase rainfall and make more plants grow.

ANU Researcher: “Must Move Rapidly Towards an Emission-Free Global Economy”

Australia National University was part of the international research team that found two-thirds of the world’s vegetation underwent significant changes from 21,000 years ago until the pre-industrial era, when the Earth warmed by four to seven degrees Celsius.

An Adaptive Shading System Opens and Closes Without Electricity

An ETH doctoral student at the Institute for Building Materials has developed a shading system that can open and close automatically – no electricity required.

Iranian Innovator Makes 100% Biodegradable One-Way Dishes Made of Leaves

A Startup in Germany, ran by an Iranian innovator, is making the most biodegradable plates on the planet.

Tehran Is Ready For Being Cycling-Friendly City

Tehrani citizens can enjoy cycling through an Iranian startup which is going to provide a system based on Internet of Things (IoT) for its bike sharing service in Tehran in coming months.

Iranian Scientist Claims: A Large Marine Mercury Sink

Based on a research published in Science Magazine, an Iranian scientist with her research team believed that some materials in the oceans could keep mercury in themselves and pollute the environment.

Plastics Emit Methane in the Sun

Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa have investigated how plastic is affecting the environment beyond what scientists have already learned.

MIT Researchers Create Cell-Sized Robots Can Sense Their Environment

Researchers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology could create the smallest robots that can sense their environment, store data, and even carry out computational tasks.

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