According to a recent study conducted by the US Geological Survey and Portland State University, most of the glaciers present in the Montana’s Glacier National Park are disappearing or shrinking at a very faster rate. The glacier recession model predicts a no glacier zone in these areas by 2030.
Due to the continuous phase of civil war in Yemen, nearly 2 million people faced famine threat. This has led to increased malnutrition, especially among the women and children. Nearly 460,000 children, who are under the age of 5 years, are at risk of dying due to severe diarrhea and pneumonia. The crisis areas also […]
Scientists at Verve Therapeutics in Boston conducted the inaugural human trial of base editing, using the treatment VERVE-101 to deactivate the PCSK9 gene in the liver. The gene regulates ‘bad’ cholesterol, and the one-time injection resulted in a significant LDL reduction of up to 55%. This milestone suggests a potential transformative approach to treat coronary […]
Astronomers have discovered a white dwarf star just 104 light-years away that is undergoing a fascinating transformation into a “cosmic diamond.” The white dwarf, composed of carbon and metallic oxygen, is gradually crystallizing and becoming denser at its core. This discovery, detailed in a paper accepted into the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, […]