More than 30 years after she identified one of the most pernicious viruses to infect humankind, Francoise Barre Sinoussi, who shared a Nobel prize for discovering HIV, is hanging up her lab coat and retiring.
There are still a few people who do not know the Iranian inventor of the first implantable artificial heart, Tofiq Mousivand. He holds a PhD degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Akron in Ohio, in the US. Currently he is the director of the Cardiovascular Devices Division of Ottawa University’s Heart Institute, Canada.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the pioneering countries in the field of building all kinds of ships and other maritime structures, despite sanctions imposed on the country over its peaceful nuclear program.