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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.

Tehran to Host ISC 2018

The International Conference on Information Society and Smart Cities (ISC 2018) will be held in Tehran's Shahid Beheshty University on 15th August, 2018.

Najafabad SAMA IAU Student Receives Honorary Diploma in 2018 Japanese JQA

A student of SAMA Najafabad Islamic Azad University has received an honorary diploma at the international section of 18th JQA International Environmental Children’s Drawing Contest in Japan.

Iran, Austria to Co-op on Renewable Energy

Iran and Austria have signed 4 cooperation Memoranda of Understanding on water resources management, renewable energy, transport, and mining.

Researchers Develop an Enzyme That Eats Plastics

Scientists in Britain and the US say they have engineered an enzyme that eats plastic, a breakthrough that could help in the fight against pollution.

India to Celebrate ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

June 5 is marked by the United Nations as World Environment Day, with the theme, “Beat Plastic Pollution,” to promote “worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.”

Scientist Create World-First Antimicrobial Medical Gloves

University of Nottingham microbiologist Prof. Richard James, working with colleagues from medical glove manufacturer Hartalega Malaysia and antimicrobial research and development company Chemical Intelligence UK have develop a new type of medical glove that kills microbes without the use of added chemicals.

On the Occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity

Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Iran to Host WCC Awards Final Evaluation

The final evaluation ceremony of World Craft Council's Award of Excellence for Handicrafts in the Asia Pacific region will be held in Iran in early August for the third time.

Yazd IAU Holds 1st National Conference on Nanobiotechnology

The first National Conference on nanobiotechnology has been held in Islamic Azad University, Yazd branch in order to present the most recent scientific achievements.

South Tehran IAU Graduate Receives 2018 Feigenbaum Medal

South Tehran IAU graduate student has been awarded the Feigenbaum Medal in April 29 in Seattle, prior to its annual World Conference on Quality and Improvement.

Najafabad IAU Develops Green e-Bike Claimed to Have a 70-km Range per Charge

Green bike is offering a more livable, more efficient and less polluting transportation system which in this regard, Najafabad Islamic Azad University has created a green e-bike and also is ready to produce this fast, inexpensive and powerful vehicle in large quantity.

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