Fight against science journalism and information in Iran

“I spent an hour and a half in one of the vaccination centers and talked with doctors and health care workers. When I was leaving the center, the security asked me to give them my cell phone and delete all my interviews. I did not care. They pushed…

Another empty promise

Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, announced that his government is optimistic that it can vaccinate all the Iranian people in Phase one, phase two and part of Phase three in the next two months.This is encouraging, but it needs a massive undertaking by the…

Silence accomplices and sexual harassment

Recently, result of a study published about the sexual harassment against the women journalists in Iran. The study has conducted by “Asr-e-Ertebatat” monthly magazine.…

The Man Who Refused to Hide Behind a Mask

A short review of ‘Permanent Record’…

The world of noises

Digital media is playing a role similar to an amplifier. It has a great capability to amplify the voices. It also can amplify all the noises in the world.…

Sexism is harmful even if you are ‘Startalk’

On Monday, March 18th the official account of Startalk Radio republished a meme which many find it offensive.…

The Face of the Devil

Few questions about the New Zealand massacre coverage.…

‘Artemis’: A Book Review

Andy Weir’s Artemis is an adventure story that happens on the moon. While the science foundation and accuracy of this book are as strong as his last blockbuster novel, The Martian, the characters are suffering from lack of developments and they fall into the trap of known clichés.…

Morality of CRISPR-Cas 9

One of the most controversial science stories of the 2018, was about a Chinese scientist, who has been claiming that he successfully has altered the DNA of a twins using CRISPR-Cas9, a relativity new, powerful and cheap gene-editing tools. There are many questions and doubts about the scientific…

INO: Behind the dream

  Mahmoud Ghomi, also known as Moshaver-al-Molk Mahmoudi, was among 42 students who had been sent to Europe by the governmental scholarship in 1858 to learn the modern science and technology. This was the first group of Iranian students who were selected to learn modern science and bring…