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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

Mushrooms Also Express Emotions Like Humans With the Help of Their Dictionary

We have been reading since childhood that there is life in plants too. If we hurt them they also feel pain. Our knowledge of the emotions of trees and plants was very limited.

Recently, researchers have claimed for the first time that mushrooms also interact with each other. His dictionary consists about 50 words. They interacts like human being through electric impulses.

Sometimes they share their happiness with each other and sometimes they are each other's partner in pain. 

The most amazing thing in this is that the emotions of mushrooms are also manifested in much the same way as humans.

Professor Andrew Adamatzki of the University of the West England is the lead researcher of this research. In mushrooms, this conclusion has been drawn by microscopic analysis of the electric activity pattern.  

They claim that both brain and consciousness are found in mushrooms. Despite having a dictionary of about 50 words, they use more than 20 words. 

According to this, the electric impulses of mushrooms are similar to the language of humans. According to Andrew, the length of each fungal word is about six letters. Like human nerve cells, they are also impulse based.

It has been told in this study that mushrooms also share information related to weather and future hazards among themselves.  

This research was published in the Royal Society of Open Sciences, Professor Andrew noted, 'Not much can be said about whether there is a relationship between the spiking pattern of the fungus and the human language, but the fungus can interact with each other'.

However, the view of the scientific community on this research is divided. 

Not all scientists are accepting this as completely true. Dan Babbar of the University of Exeter says of this, 'There is still room for further research and understanding on this research, it is too early to justify electric activity as the language'.

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