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Scientists discover substance that blocks the zika virus

Scientists discover substance that blocks the zika virus

Epithelial and neural tissues carry an element that blocks reproduction of the virus, according to a Fiocruz study


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Project to optimize fish production represents Brazil in 'World Cup' technology

Project to optimize fish production represents Brazil in 'World Cup' technology

A project that promises to optimize the production of fish and shrimp developed by three university students will represent Brazil in the global stage of the Imagine Cup - the 'World Cup' of technology.


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Iran biobank holds biospecimens from 6 countries

Iran biobank holds biospecimens from 6 countries

Foreign biological specimens from six countries including Spain and India are being held under optimum conditions at Iranian Biological Research Center, the IBRC director.


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40,000-year-old fossils discovered in Mahallat

40,000-year-old fossils discovered in Mahallat

A number of 40,000-year old fossils have been discovered from a pit in a stone mine in Mahallat, Markazi Province, said the deputy head of Markazi Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.


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Iran ranks first in aerospace in Middle East, 11th in world

Iran ranks first in aerospace in Middle East, 11th in world

Iran ranks first in aerospace in the Middle East and 11th in the world, according to SCImagoJournal and Country Rank database.


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Iranian researchers make nano-sorbent of heavy metals

Iranian researchers make nano-sorbent of heavy metals

Semnan University's researchers have synthesized nano-sorbent of heavy metals using aloe vera which is capable of adsorbing and maintaining heavy metals' ions from the aquatic environment.


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