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Researchers Identify New Genes Linked With Schizophrenia Risk in First-of-Its-Kind Study

Researchers have made an important discovery about the causes of schizophrenia, a disease related to dementia or fragmented mentality.   Researchers have identified two genes associated with the disease as well as a third gene that carries the risk of schizophrenia and autism. Scientists involved in this research believes, this discovery can go a long way in finding a cure for these kind of diseases. Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine found that these harmful genes are almost the same in every ethnic or racial group. The findings of this research were published in Nature Genetics . According to an estimate, about one percent of people worldwide suffering from schizophrenia. The scientists identified two risky genes, SRRM2 and AKAP11, based on a comparative analysis of gene sequencing from individuals with schizophrenia and healthy individuals. It compared a dataset of 35,828 patients with schizophrenia to 107,877 healthy or control groups and included a variety of

Due to Climate Change, The Fish Population Will Decrease Unexpectedly

At present, climate change remains a major and worldwide problem. Probably no organism on earth is untouched by the effects of climate change. The ever-increasing temperature (global warming) is affecting everyone. Recently, a new study related to climate change has revealed a new thing. 

This study said that due to climate change, the temperature of the oceans is increasing unexpectedly which will eventually negatively affect the fish species. This will not only reduce the total fish population but will also lead to the loss of fish biodiversity. 

The study was published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. This study presents a mixed picture of the marine ecosystem. It states that warming of the climate will push larger species of fish and their occupations out of their historical ranges, but will not be as abundant in their new geographic ranges.

For example, a fisherman can find fish in the Atlantic Ocean even after 200 years from today, but their numbers may be very less. The study says that the species of fish we catch today. They will be there tomorrow but their population may be very less.

Process of this study

For this study, the researchers used a special computer model. It was observed that due to climate change, larger fish and fishermen will exceed their limits.

According to the study's lead author EW Takewa, our model suggests that over the next 200 years, warming will change the location of fish species. 

This will also affect the fishermen. As the temperature increases, the fish species will move towards the poles.

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