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Iran and Global scientific collaboration in the 21st century

Knowledge-networks-nations-iThe number of publications from Iran has grown from just 736 in 1996 to 13,238 in 2008 — making it the fastest growing country in terms of numbers of scientific publications in the world. In August 2009, Iran announced a ‘comprehensive plan for science’ focused on higher education and stronger links between industry and academia.

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Persian iPhone applications


Persian language is now supported on the latest iPhone Operating System hence there are a growing number of Persian applications on iTune store (about 70 apps so far). Here is a quick look at three applications targeting Iranian communities.

Persian Poem from Super Monko Studio: This a perfect application for all Persian-speaking literature lovers. Taghvim Pro from Mehdi Abedanzadeh Esfahani: All in one Iranian calendar with Persian holidays. Hokm from Hokm Technology: A challinging card game that requires skill and strategy.

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