science in the East

Baku holds International Congress of Social Sciences

Baku holds International Congress of Social Sciences

The 7th International Congress of Social Sciences, jointly organized by the Azerbaijani Parliament, the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and the International Balkan University, was held at ADA University in Baku. Speaking at the …

Museum of future opens in Dubai

Museum of future opens in Dubai

Dubai’s newly inaugurated Museum of the Future promises to transport its visitors to the year 2071, where they can be thrust to space aboard a “shuttle”, and visit an envisioned Library where thousands of DNA samples are stored …

Japan to create lifelong COVID-19 vaccine

Japan to create lifelong COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers in Tokyo are developing a “dream” COVID-19 vaccine that offers lifetime efficacy, in what would be a game-changer as the fight against the coronavirus drags on into its third year, The Japan Times reports.  …

Greek god statue heads discovered in Turkey

Greek god statue heads discovered in Turkey

At the bottom of a creek bed in the ancient city of Aizanoi, Turkey, archaeologists turned heads with the discovery of two ancient deities. The statuary heads of both Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Dionysus, the god of wine, were …

1,800-year-old rock tombs found in Turkish ancient city

1,800-year-old rock tombs found in Turkish ancient city

A total of 400 rock-cut tombs that are approximately 1,800 years old and decorated with various motifs were found in the ancient city of Blaundus, located in the Ulubey district of the western Anatolian city of Uşak. Excavations …

Smart fabric radiates heat to keep you cooler in the sun

Smart fabric radiates heat to keep you cooler in the sun

Clothes and covers product of a wise fabric that radiates heat and displays mild might assist individuals and objects which are out in the sun keep a number of levels cooler, NewScientist reported. Guangming Tao at Huazhong University …

Some 8,500-year-old human skeletons found in Turkey

Some 8,500-year-old human skeletons found in Turkey

Nearly 8,500-year-old human skeletons and a three-hole musical instrument were found during an excavation carried out in an apartment yard in Turkey's northwestern province of Bilecik’s Bahçelievler neighborhood. …

Iran creates spray against coronavirus

Iran creates spray against coronavirus

Iran has unveiled its first homemade anti-COVID spray, the state-run IRNA news agency reported on Thursday. According to the media outlet, the solution can be sprayed on protective masks and clothes to neutralise the virus. …

Iran unveils second COVID-19 vaccine

Iran unveils second COVID-19 vaccine

Iran's Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute (RVSRI) unveiled its first injectable-inhaled vaccine of Covid-19 recombinant protein, "Rzai Covo-Pars". Addressing the unveiling ceremony, Iranian Minister of …

WHO ream finds 'important clues' in origin of outbreak

WHO ream finds 'important clues' in origin of outbreak

A World Health Organisation expert investigating the origins of COVID-19 says his team has uncovered “important clues” about a Wuhan seafood market's role in the outbreak, Bloomberg reported. Peter Daszak, a New …

Iran launches second stage of Covid-19 vaccine trial

Iran launches second stage of Covid-19 vaccine trial

Iranian coronavirus vaccine named ‘COV-Iran Barekat’ has been injected to the second group of volunteers, Director of the clinical trial center of Tehran University of Medical Sciences Hamed Hosseini said on Wednesday, IRNA …

Turkish scientists develop 10-second COVID-19 test

Turkish scientists develop 10-second COVID-19 test

Scientists at a university research centre in Turkey claim they have developed an ultra-rapid coronavirus test with 99% accuracy that can return results within 10 seconds - all without needing to take a nasal swab. The Diagnovir, …

Presidential Aide vaccinated with Kazakhstani Covid-19 vaccine

Presidential Aide vaccinated with Kazakhstani Covid-19 vaccine

Assistant to the President of Kazakhstan Yerlan Karin was vaccinated against coronavirus with a domestic QazCovid-in vaccine. The relevant message was published on the Facebook page of the Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and …

Iran tests two Covid-19 vaccines 

Iran tests two Covid-19 vaccines 

Two Iranian coronavirus vaccines are in clinical trials on humans, the Chancellor of   Iran University of Medical Sciences, Jalil Kuhpayehzadeh said. According to the Fars news agency, many volunteers expressed their desire to …

Turkish scientists names factor that turns food into poison

Turkish scientists names factor that turns food into poison

Scientists in Turkey have conducted studies that have shown that trans fats in foods increase the likelihood of heart disease. It is noted that artificially produced trans fats are added to food to improve the taste of foods and extend …

Turkey to begin tests of Russian anti-coronavirus vaccine?

Turkey to begin tests of Russian anti-coronavirus vaccine?

Turkey may soon issue a permit for tests of the Russian anti-coronavirus vaccine, Turkish Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca said. "We have received an inquiry concerning trials of the vaccine developed in Russia," TASS …

Israel successfully launches spy satellite into orbit

Israel successfully launches spy satellite into orbit

Israel’s Defense Ministry announced the successful launch of a new spy satellite early on Monday. It said the 'Ofek 16' reconnaissance satellite was launched at 4 a.m. from central Israel into space. It described the …