Iran ranks 1st in producing international scientific articles http://www.irna.ir/ENNewsShow.aspx?NID=30338597&SRCH=1
Iran has ranked first last year in the world in producing articles about international scientific issues, it was reported Thursday. Deputy Minister of Sciences, Researches and Technology Hossein Naderimanesh told a local gathering in this southeastern province that Iranian scientists have succeeded to make 11-percent boost in publishing scientific articles in the past Iranian year (ended on March 20, 2011). The official said that more than 17,000 articles have been written by the Iranian scientists in different scientific issues during the period. Naderimanesh said that the achievement was made in line with Iran’s scientific development thanks to the relentless efforts of the Iranian scientists and researchers.