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Scientists Trying to Find Clues in Bats to Fight COVID-19

Researchers are studying bat populations to learn what virus' are doing, and what may be coming next.

How Forest Loss Leads to Spread of Disease?

Researchers of Stanford University have shown that as people continue to transform natural habitats into agricultural land, viruses that jump from animals to people will likely become more common.

Scientists Could Turn Fossil Fuel Molecule into Diamond

Scientists at Stanford University could develop a new type of artificial diamond with a molecule found in crude oil and natural gas serving as their starting point.

2019 Mustafa Prize Winners Announced

The 2019 Mustafa (PBUH) Prize announced this year's winners, two prominent scientists from Turkey and three scientists from Iran.

Scientists Search about the Root of Diseases

Scientists are making attempts to search for the earliest signs of cancer in a bid to detect and treat the disease before it emerges.

Researchers Develop 10-Atoms-Thick Heat Shield

A group of researchers, led by an Iranian researcher, Sam Vaziri, from Stanford University have developed a heat shield just 10 atoms thick, up to 50,000 times thinner than current insulating materials in cell phones and laptops.

Researchers Develop Wireless Sensors to Track Health

Researchers of Stanford University have succeeded in developing wireless experimental stickers which can stick to the skin and track the health.

Iranian Scientist Helps Robots to Learn How to Do Things

Dorsa Sadigh, assistant professor of computer science and of electrical engineering, and her lab in Stanford University are developing ways of providing human guidance to autonomous robots.

Stanford Researchers Make Wearable Device Measuring Cortisol in Sweat

A group led by materials scientist Alberto Salleo at Stanford University has created a stretchy patch that, applied directly to the skin, wicks up sweat and assesses how much cortisol a person is producing.

Researchers Create Magnetized Wire to Detect Cancer

Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine used the wire to capture free-floating tumor cells in the blood, a technique that soon could be used in humans to yield an earlier cancer diagnosis.

New Blood Test Could Find 10 Different Types of Cancer at an Early Stage

Scientists from Stanford University have done a blood test to diagnose 10 different types of cancers that could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms.

Researchers Develop Touch-Sensitive Electronics For People With Prosthetic Limbs

Researchers from Stanford University have set the stage for an evolution in electronics by taking the concept of ‘artificial skin’ to the next level, demonstrating not only a stretchable circuitry that can feel the touch of a ladybug, but a manufacturing process to mass produce this circuitry.

Researchers Discover New Cellulose that Could Cut Fuel Costs & Treat Infections

Researchers from Stanford University have discovered a new type of cellulose in bacteria that has properties that could make it an improvement over traditional cellulose for fuels and other materials, or for better understanding and treating bacterial infections.

Iranian Researcher Helps to Create a Diagnostic "Lab on a Chip" For Just a Penny

Rahim Esfandyarpour, Engineering Research Associate at Stanford University, School of Medicine, the lead author in cooperation with Davis, the senior author, at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a way to produce a cheap and reusable diagnostic “lab on a chip” with the help of an ordinary inkjet printer.

World University Rankings 2018

The most recent list of the world's top universities in 2018 has been released which introduced top 1000 universities in the world. Names of some Iranian universities are in this list as well.

Top 2018 U.S. Colleges

The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education have released a list of 2018 best college rankings.

139 Countries Will be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

A group of researchers from Stanford's Mark Z. Jacobson and 26 colleagues declared that Nearly 140 countries could be powered 100 percent by solar, wind, hydropower and geothermal energy by 2050.

Tiny Robot Ants Can Move a Car

Researchers of Stanford University have created tiny robots which are able to move things 2000 times their own weight.

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