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Can Iran and Afghanistan cooperate to bring an oasis back from the dea... 22/02/2018 Nature
By Richard StoneFeb. 21, 2018 , 1:00 PM Sun-bleached skiffs lie in a jumble along the barren southern shore of Hamoun-e Puzak, a former lake. In the ...View Details»

A shady market in scientific papers mars Iran’s rise in science ... 14/09/2016 Science
*** Along a row of bookshops just outside the main gate of the University of Tehran, touts openly advertise for firms that write scientific papers and...View Details»

Iranian Sun ... 09/09/2016 Science
Richard Stone Science 09 Sep 2016: A fusion research program nurtured in isolation could blossom as Iran joins the ITER megaproject. The Damavand...View Details»

Saving Iran's Precious Lake Urmia ... 26/04/2016 Nature
Iranian botanist Hossein Akhani wants to save this ecological treasure before it vanishes entirely By Ramin Skibba on April 26, 2016 *** Salt flat...View Details»

Q&A: Iran’s top science official strives for a Silicon Valley spir... 03/10/2015 Science
*** Courtesy of the Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology of Iran Sorena Sattari By Richard Stone 2 October 2015 3:30 pm NEW YORK CITY—During hi...View Details»

Feature: Iranian scientists rely on ingenuity and smuggling to survive... 06/09/2015 Science
*** EBRAHIM MIRMALEK Iran is gearing up to build a national astronomy observatory with a 3.4-meter telescope here on the summit of Mount Gargash in ce...View Details»

Despite Sanctions, Science Flourishes In Iran ... 05/09/2015 Science
Iran is building a national observatory, publishing papers on stem cells and earmarking funds for environmental research—all in the face of crippling ...View Details»

Feature: Saving Iran’s great salt lake | Science/AAAS | News... 03/09/2015 Nature
*** Lake Urmia's retreat has imperiled ecosystems and agriculture, and dislocated whole communities, in northwestern Iran. By Richard Stone 2 Septemb...View Details»