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  • Bolsonaro's Tweets Removed by Social Network For 'Disinformation' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    15:55 - Mar 30 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Two tweets from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, in which he questioned quarantine measures, were removed by Twitter on Sunday on grounds of violating the social network's rules related to public health information from official sources.
  • Improving Cleanup of Contaminated Groundwater
    17:00 - Mar 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Beads that contain bacteria and a slow-release food supply to sustain them can clean up contaminated groundwater for months on end, maintenance free, research by Oregon State University shows.
  • COVID-19: Low Risk of Coronavirus Spreading Through Tears
    13:57 - Mar 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study found no virus in tears of COVID-19 infected patients.
  • Drug-Induced Sudden Cardiac Death in COVID-19
    13:56 - Mar 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts are progressing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but it's still likely 12 to 18 months away.
  • High-Efficiency Laser for Silicon Chips
    14:09 - Mar 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Transistors in computer chips work electrically, but data can be transmitted more quickly by using light. For this reason, researchers have long been looking for a way to integrate lasers directly in silicon chips. Scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich have now come a step closer to achieving this. Together with researchers from Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies (C2N) in Paris and the French company STMicroelectronics as well as CEA-LETI Grenoble, they have developed a compatible semiconductor laser made of germanium and tin, whose efficiency is comparable with conventional GaAs semiconductor lasers on Si.
  • Detecting Harmful Bacteria in Blood Quickly
    13:45 - Mar 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Engineers have created a tiny device that can rapidly detect harmful bacteria in blood, allowing health care professionals to pinpoint the cause of potentially deadly infections and fight them with drugs.
  • Ancestor of All Animals: Australian Fossils
    13:44 - Mar 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A team led by UC Riverside geologists has discovered the first ancestor on the family tree that contains most familiar animals today, including humans.
  • Coronavirus Survives on Surfaces for Days, But What Does That Really Mean?
    13:36 - Mar 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A major study published last week in The New England Journal of Medicine reported the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 can survive on some surfaces for several days, and is even detectable in aerosols for several hours. This important research offers valuable insights into the lifespan of this new virus outside of a human body, however, some experts are suggesting the study does not mean the virus actually remains infectious on surfaces for days or can be transmitted easily through the air.
  • Fast Retreat: East Antarctica's Denman Glacier
    13:36 - Mar 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- East Antarctica's Denman Glacier has retreated 5 kilometers, nearly 3 miles, in the past 22 years, and researchers at the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are concerned that the shape of the ground surface beneath the ice sheet could make it even more susceptible to climate-driven collapse.
  • Silicon Computing Power for Brain Research
    13:35 - Mar 24 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new device for connecting the brain directly to silicon-based technologies. While brain-machine interface devices already exist -- and are used for prosthetics, disease treatment and brain research -- this latest device can record more data while being less intrusive than existing options.
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Health Minister Informs of Screening 90% of Iranians, Thanks People for Staying Home

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki appreciated people for staying home on the National Nature Day, and further announced that 90 percent of the target population have been screened within the National Mobilization Plan against the coronavirus.
Iran Rendering Free Services to Foreigners Infected with Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Documentation Committee for Confronting Coronavirus Mohammad Asayee informed of screening thousands of foreign nationals living in Iran.
Medical Official: US Sanctions, Economic Terrorism Endangering Iranians' Health amid Coronavirus Pandemic

TEHRAN (FNA)- President of Iran’s Academy of Medical Sciences Seyed Alireza Marandi, in a letter to the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, warned that Washington’s economic terrorism against Tehran is hurting the health status of ordinary people amid the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in the country.
Beijing Blasts US ‘Politicians Full of Lies’ for ‘Shameless’ Claims About China’s COVID-19 Mortality

TEHRAN (FNA)- The China’s Foreign Ministry responded to what it called the “shameless” claims made by some US politicians regarding the People’s Republic’s coronavirus response.
Iran Reports 2,875 New Cases of COVID-19, Screens 69 Million Iranians

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of Iran's Health Ministry Kianoush Jahanpour announced on Wednesday that 2,875 new coronavirus cases have been identified during the past 24 hours totaling the number of the infected to 50,468.
Governer: Number of California Coronavirus Patients in ICU Quadrupled in Past Week

TEHRAN (FNA)- California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) stated that his state has seen hospitalizations surge as a result of coronavirus.
IRGC to Soon Unveil New Hygiene-Treatment Achievements

TEHRAN (FNA)- An official of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said the IRGC will soon unveil a number health and hygiene achievements in prevention and countering coronavirus epidemic as the Armed Forces are fighting the disease along the nation.
British MoD Refuses to Reveal Number of Soldiers Infected with Covid-19 Despite Moving Troops Around World

TEHRAN (FNA)- The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) is declining to disclose how many of its personnel have been hit with the deadly coronavirus, despite flying its troops to countries that have imposed travel bans on UK travelers.
Iran to Finalize Studies on Effective Anti-Coronavirus Medicine

TEHRAN (FNA)- An official at the Iranian Ministry of Health informed of final studies on effectiveness of a medicine for curing COVID-19 epidemic amid the country's national mobilization to confront the virus.
Iran, China Cooperating to Defeat Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said that the Iranian and Chinese scientists are cooperating in fighting coronavirus, while expressing gratitude to WHO and other global bodies for their help in this fight.
Iran Expresses Readiness to Export COVID-19 Test Kits

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Pasteur Institute of Iran Alireza Biglari announced that his country is ready to export domestically-made coronavirus diagnostic test kits as nearly all countries are grappling with the pandemic.
Zarif: Iran to Teach Good Lesson to Any Possible Initiator of War

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted the US for promoting lies and nonsense, and said that although the Islamic Republic will not begin a war, it will bring any country trying to undermine Iran's sovereignty to its knees.
Iran Fighting in Two Fronts of Coronavirus, Sanctions

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi blasted the US for not lifting its cruel and illegal sanctions imposed against Iran amid the ongoing fight against the deadly coronavirus, and said that the American officials in this way once again showed their hostility towards the Iranian nation.
Spokesman: Bahraini Court's Ruling against Iranian Bank Lacks Legal Value

TEHRAN (FNA)- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi slammed a Bahraini court's verdict against Iran's Al-Mustaqbal Bank, as well as its managers and several other Iranian banks, saying that the ruling has been issued based on a fabricated dossier and allegations lacking any legal value.
Iran, Russia Discuss Situation in Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazzem Jalali and Russian President Vladimir Putin's Envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov reviewed regional developments, specially the current situation in Iraq.