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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.

Iran Hosts 1st Int’l Nanotechnology Olympiad (INO)

The 1st International Nanotechnology Olympiad dubbed INO has been held in Iran in Pardis Technology Park for six days, on April 10th 2018.

Tehran to Host the 1st Int’l Nanotechnology Olympiad (INO)

The first International Nanotechnology Olympiad (INO) will be held on April 10, 2018 with a focus on solving global environmental challenges through the nanotechnology.

Some Tips For an Eco-Friendly Vacation and Green Travel

Strategies of traveling green could save residents money, increase transit ridership, reduce local traffic, pollution and carbon emissions, and make streets safer for everyone.

Sabzeh, Symbol of Livelihood

As a symbol of livelihood, Iranians grow Sabzeh, wheat, barley, mung bean or lentil sprouts in a dish, as one of the seven symbolic items traditionally displayed at the Iranian celebration of the New Year, Nowruz.

Ayatollah Amoli IAU Faculty Member Develops Approach For Industrial Wastewater Treatment

A faculty member from Ayatollah Amoli Islamic Azad University has investigated the development of a graphene oxide/chitosan nanocomposite for the removal of picric acid from aqueous solutions: Study of sorption parameters.

Seyed Mohsen Tabatabaei Mozdabadi:

The 10 Most Sustainable Cities in the World

The secretary of Iran Urban Economics Scientific Association stated that Zurich, Singapore, Stockholm, Vienna, London, Frankfurt, Seoul, Hamburg, Prague and Munich are the 10 most sustainable cities in the world.

Iranians Mark National Week of Natural Resources

Iranian People mark the beginning of Natural Resources Week by planting a tree in various Iranian cities, starting on March 6, and hail the arrival of the spring.

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