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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

United Arab Emirates's Hope Mission Discovers Mysterious Polar Light on Mars

The Hope Mission of the United Arab Emirates's Mars mission has captured stunning images of the mysterious polar flame on Mars. 

This discovery could reveal many secrets between the Martian atmosphere, its magnetic field and the solar wind.

Polar lights are floating light waves. This is the kind of light that has been seen at the Earth's North Pole for thousands of years. This light is visible on a planet when the movements of the planet affect the atmosphere there.

A recent observation from the Emirates Mars mission has never been seen before. This is called the Sinus Discrete Aurora (SDA). It is a giant aurora that covers more than half the area on Mars.

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Hesa Al Matrousi, Head of the Emirates Mars Mission, said: "When we first saw the SDA when the Hope mission reached Mars, we understood it was an exploration of new capabilities of results on a scale that would never have been possible before." We then turned our attention to these polar lights.

We can obtain pictures of almost the entire part of the atmosphere to investigate atmospheric events and interactions. This means that we are seeing the effects of the polar lights on a larger scale than we had previously predicted.

Aurora observations on the Red Planet were imaged when a solar storm hit Mars. Because of this, the flow of solar wind electrons was faster and more turbulent than usual. This was one of the most comprehensive observations ever made by the Hope spacecraft.

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