A giant super-earth — a planet whose mass is larger than Earth's, but smaller that of Uranus and Neptune — located ‘mere’ six light-years away from us, may harbor extraterrestrial life, according to by researchers of the Villanova University, the US.
A new study by researchers at The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT finds that the protein CPG2 is significantly less abundant in the brains of people with bipolar disorder (BD) and shows how specific mutations in the SYNE1 gene that encodes the protein undermine its expression and its function in neurons.
The massive growth in the US trade deficit with China that came after Beijing joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 has cost an estimated 3.4 million American jobs, according to a new report.
More than a million people in the UK live in ‘food deserts’ — neighborhoods where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets severely limit access to affordable fresh fruit and vegetables, a study claimed.
Disproportionately harsh spending cuts to local public services in England’s poorest areas are likely to intensify perceived ‘territorial injustice’ between deprived and wealthy parts of the country, a study showed.
The time for action is now, at least when it comes to climate change. If the world's major governments don't enact measures that limit global warming, it may be impossible to stop its progress, according to a study published in the journal Earth System Dynamics.