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  • Urine Test Detects Bladder Cancer Up to 10 Years before Clinical Signs
    13:01 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A compelling new study from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is suggesting a simple biomarker in urine may be an effective predictive test for bladder cancer, signaling the disease's presence up to 10 years before clinical signs appear.
  • Google Fully Explains Why Its Apps Aren't on New Huawei Phones
    13:01 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Since last spring, the government's entity list ban against Huawei (and ZTE) has largely prevented US companies from working with them. Despite legal wrangling and trade negotiations between the two countries the ban is still in place, and in the case of Google, it means that while there are still updates and services available on older devices, any new Huawei phones (like the Mate 30 Pro, shown above) don't have access to its services.
  • Bumble Bees: Recognition Across Senses
    13:01 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- How are we able to find things in the dark? And how can we imagine how something feels just by looking at it?
  • Radical Hydrogen-Boron Reactor Leapfrogs Current Nuclear Fusion Tech
    13:00 - Feb 22 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- "We are sidestepping all of the scientific challenges that have held fusion energy back for more than half a century," says the director of an Australian company that claims its hydrogen-boron fusion technology is already working a billion times better than expected.
  • Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Brain Activity, Aiding Stroke Recovery
    10:43 - Feb 21 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Early results presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles suggest non-invasive magnetic brain stimulation can enhance brain activity in patients after stroke. It is hoped the device could speed up recovery and promote motor function in stroke survivors.
  • Japan Green Lights First Ever Mission to Sample A Martian Moon
    10:42 - Feb 21 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- JAXA, Japan's space agency, is moving ahead with a first-of-a-kind mission to explore the two moons of the Mars system, Phobos and Deimos. All going to plan, the Martian Moon Exploration (MMX) mission will return to Earth with the first ever samples of a Martian moon by the end of the decade, which scientists hope may offer a few clues about Mars' formation and its watery past.
  • Are All BPA-Free Products Safe?
    10:42 - Feb 21 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Using "BPA-free" plastic products could be as harmful to human health -- including a developing brain -- as those products that contain the controversial chemical, suggest scientists in a new study led by the University of Missouri and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Two Studies Highlight Effects of Diet, Microbiome on Heart, Aging
    14:20 - Feb 19 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Two newly published studies are offering novel insights into the relationship between our diets, gut microbiome, and general health. One study is suggesting a Mediterranean diet can reconfigure gut bacteria to promote healthy aging, while a second study reveals plant-based diets can reduce gut microbe production of a metabolite linked to heart disease.
  • Alphabet Quits Work on Its Energy-Generating Kites
    14:17 - Feb 19 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Alphabet's years-long involvement with energy-making kites is no more. The Google parent is ending its work on Makani's wind power technology, with X's Moonshot lead Astro Teller warning that the path to a viable business was "much longer and riskier" than expected. Alphabet liked Makani's environmental focus, but felt that it was important to pour effort into those areas where it believed it could "have the greatest impact."
  • China Releases Massive Novel Coronavirus Study Covering 44,000 Cases
    14:14 - Feb 19 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A newly published study from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) is offering a massive epidemiological insight into the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak. The paper examines more than 44,000 confirmed patients, finding over 80 percent of cases are only mild in severity.
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Prevention Measures for Curbing Spread of Coronavirus in Tehran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran Bus Company has started disinfecting buses as a prevention measure to curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Tehran. [PHOTOS]
Expanding Locust Swarms Threaten Food Security Across East Africa

TEHRAN (FNA)- Swarms of desert locusts that have already razed pastures and croplands across Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya continue to spread throughout East Africa, jeopardizing the food security of up to 20 million people. Just a small swarm of the insects can eat as much food as 35,000 people daily. [PHOTOS]
Footage Shows Jails, Arms Left by Terrorists in Aleppo Northwestern Countryside

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army units while dismantling mines and explosives in the villages and towns on Aleppo-Ezaz international highway observed a number of dens left by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists including jails, documents and different arms. [VIDEO]
Algeria: Thousands Mark First Anniversary of Anti-Govt. Protest Movement

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday, in a rally marking the first anniversary of the anti-government protests that swept through the country last year. [VIDEO]
China Wins Global Support for Epidemic Fight

TEHRAN (FNA)- The fight against coronavirus is also a test of international solidarity in the face of common enemies of humanity. [PHOTOS]
Two Palestinians Survive Israeli Bulldozer Attack in Kufr Qadoom

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two Palestinians were injured as Israeli forces attacked dozens of protesters taking part in the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kufr Qadoom in the occupied West Bank. [PHOTOS]
Left-Right Orientations Voted to Elect New Parliament

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian politicians from the Principlists to Moderates and Reformists all took part in the 11th parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections on Friday in Tehran in a show of unity in support of the establishment. [PHOTOS]
Flares Out: Thousands Call for NEW Anti-Macron Protests in Paris

TEHRAN (FNA)- Paris streets glow red as thousands call for new protests against Macron's pension reforms. [VIDEO]
Taliban: US to Leave Afghanistan after Agreement

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of Taliban group's politburo in Doha Suhail Shaheen announced that the agreement due to be inked with the US later this month includes the American forces' pullout from Afghanistan.
Damascus-Aleppo Road Officially Opens

TEHRAN (FNA)- The state highway linking the Syrian capital Damascus with Aleppo, which was the country's largest city before the war, is officially open to civilian traffic without restrictions, Syrian Minister of Transport Ali Hamoud said on Saturday.
Big Fuel Haul Seized in Southwest of Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Maritime Guards managed to discover and confiscate some 40,000 liters of smuggled diesel fuel in Bandar Mahshahr, a port in the Southwestern province of Khuzestan.
Report: Trump Aide Asked Cabinet Agencies to Identify Anti-Trump Appointees

TEHRAN (FNA)- Johnny McEntee, President Donald Trump's former body man and current Head of the Presidential Personnel Office, gathered White House liaisons from Cabinet agencies on Thursday and asked for them to identify political appointees across the federal government who are thought to be politically at odds with the president, sources told Axios.
Iranian Researchers Use 3D-Printing Tech. for Surgical Guides

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers have succeeded in tapping into 3D-printing technology for improving the quality and precision of surgeries, it was announced during the 18th International Congress of Iranian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Iranian, Dutch FMs Meet in Tehran, Discuss Regional Issues

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok held a meeting in Tehran on Saturday to confer on regional developments and bilateral ties.
Iran’s Freestyle Wrestlers Outshine Rivals at Asian Championships

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian wrestlers of men’s freestyle category have staged stunning performances at Asian Championships 2020 so far, and four of them have won tickets to the semi-finals bouts.