Smart Sponge Can Absorb 90 Times Its Weight in Oil
Researchers at Argonne National Lab have developed a new material which can absorb up to 90 times its own weight in spilled oil and then be squeezed out like a sponge and reused.
'Superbattery': New Lithium-ion Battery Technology Invented by a 94-Year-Old Professor
A team of engineers led by 94-year-old Professor John Goodenough, the co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery have developed a new longer-lasting battery technology that can't catch fire.
‘Nano-Warming Technique Rewarms Large-Scale Tissues Preserved at Low Temperatures
A research team at the University of Minnesota, have invented a new technique that can be applied to the “cryopreservation” process and allows frozen organs to be quickly reheated in a way that does not damage them.
Scientists Store Sunlight in Nanomolecules
Researchers of Flinders University and the University of Adelaide, have converted solar energy directly into chemical energy in the form of methane and methanol.
Scientists Find Power-Packed Galaxies
Clemson University scientists, led by College of Science astrophysicist Marco Ajello, have identified a supermassive, extremely powerful black hole, and four others similar to it that range in age from 1.4 billion to 1.9 billion years old.
Iranian Scientist Wins IUPAP Physic Award
Mohsen Rahmani, an Iranian scientist, has been granted the Young Scientist Prize by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.
Physicists Reveal Supersolid, with Superfluid Properties
Researchers at MIT University have created a supersolid, which combines the properties of solids with those of superfluids.
IAU Researchers Rank 3rd at MTE2017
Researchers and inventors of Islamic Azad University have succeeded in snatching the bronze medal at the 16th Malaysia Technology Expo 2017.
Living 60,000 Year Old Microorganism Found Trapped Inside Crystals
NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms which have been trapped and living inside crystals for up to 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico.
Researchers Develop Polymer Additive for Plastic Recycling
Researchers from Cornell University and the University of Minnesota have developed multiblock polymer, which could boost plastic recycling.
Scientists Discover Oldest Evidence of Life
In a new study, published online in Nature, scientists studying 3.77-billion-year-old rocks have found tubelike fossils similar to structures found at hydrothermal vents, which host thriving biological communities.
Najafabad IAU Student Invents Environment-Friendly Liquid for Purifying Water and Sewage
A student of Najafabad IAU has invented an environment-friendly green chemistry material which can be used in purifying human and industrial water and sewage.
Predictive Maintenance Predicts Critical Systems Failures
Researchers at an Italian Software firm CGnal have made a ‘predictive maintenance’ machine learning system to warn if the heating is about to fail.
Sufian IAU Ranks 2nd in Int’l Robotic Competition
The Robotics Team of Islamic Azad University, Sufian branch, has succeeded in gaining second place in events at the 12th robotic and AI specialized exhibition at Babol Industrial University.
Researchers Make OLED Electrodes Made from Graphene for the First Time
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute, the Spanish Graphenea S.A., and the British Aixtron Ltd., have succeeded in manufacturing organic light-emitting diode electrodes from graphene for the first time.
Astronomers Trace Radio Waves From Tiny Galaxy
Scientists have directly traced an incredibly intense, blindingly bright burst of radio waves — known as an FRB — back to its home galaxy for the first time.
IAU Robotic Crab Can Walk on Uneven Surfaces
An mechanical engineering MSc student at Islamic Azad University, Damghan branch, has made a robotic crab which can traverse uneven surfaces.
Lahijan IAU Introduces Supercharger Device
A team of electronics, computers, and mechanics engineering of Islamic Azad University, Lahijan branch, in form of a knowledge-based companies, has designed a ‘supercharger device, for public places.
Najafabad IAU Unveils Ergonomic Bench
Students of Islamic Azad University, Najafabad branch, have made an ergonomic branch named “Moj-e-Sakhreh”.
Human Teeth and Brain Evolution Were Not Linked
Researchers at George Washington University's Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (CASHP) have found our brains and teeth did not evolve simultaneously .
President Rouhani Test-Drives Electric Car
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited demonstrations of products of three knowledge-based companies in the field of electric motorcycles and vehicles on the sidelines of a cabinet session on Wednesday.
Karaj SAMA IAU Students Make Parametric Bench
Students of IAU- affiliated Karaj SAMA Organization, have designed and created parametric bench.
At the 17th Exhibition of Research & Technological Achievements
Porous Concrete: Qazvin IAU Approaches Water Scarcity
A civil engineering student of Islamic Azad University, Qazvin branch, presented one of the university’s new achievement, porous concrete, at the 17th Exhibition of Research and Technological Achievements.
Software Engineer Builds Paper Fingernail Sized Engine
The smallest engine in the world made entirely out of paper with a software engine.