An exceptionally well-preserved collection of fossils discovered in eastern Yunnan Province, China, has enabled scientists to solve a centuries-old riddle in the evolution of life on earth, revealing what the first animals to make skeletons looked like.
Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): A large study has looked at DNA methylation in Alzheimer's disease. DNA methylation is the process by which the activity of genes is regulated, acting a bit like a dimmer-switch to turn genes on or off. Increasingly, this process is thought to have a key role in the development of diseases such as dementia.
Postdam [Germany], September 9 (ANI): New study by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany reveals the risk of passing multiple climate tipping points escalates above 1.5°C global warmings.
Washington [US], August 27 (ANI): According to researchers, loneliness appears to increase the chance of future unemployment. People who claim they "frequently feel lonely" are far more likely to lose their jobs later in life.
Washington [US], April 26 (ANI): According to the researchers at the University of Exeter, Tackling the climate crisis can only be achieved by "placing people at the heart of climate action", say researchers.