The Lut Desert in Iran is an exceptional natural laboratory to study how wind moves sediment across the landscape. A new study quantifies erosional and depositional sediment fluxes of the desert.
Chemical measurements of a stalagmite from a cave in Iran reveal a large uptick in dust activity in northern Mesopotamia roughly 4,200 years ago, coincident with the decline of the Akkadian Empire.
Three scientists spell out how travel bans, enhanced vetting, and burdensome bureaucracy, which collectively shape U.S. immigration law, have had lasting effects on their careers.
Eos caught up with Solmaz Adeli, an Iranian researcher based in Germany who was almost barred from entering the United States for an important scientific meeting.
Some researchers can't come to the United States or fear leaving the country to visit their home nations because of a new federal ban on immigrants.
Legacies of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami include recent interviews with lucid eyewitnesses to an obscure disaster in 1945. The accounts attest to coastal hazards in Oman, Iran, Pakistan, and India.