- Climate Change: A planet in flux
- Cancer: Solving an age-old problem
- Gorilla Genome
- Rejected flies turn to booze
- Too many fisherman
More positive outlook for our future, a snippet from an interesting article on climate change.
Interesting to know that a fossilized dinosaur was found to have a tumour even a 2400 year old human skeleton had prostate cancer and Egyptians too.
Gorilla have more complex genetic compared to humans and Apes as expected ore similar genetito us than we “The gorilla genome reveals that genetic similarities among humans and the apes are more complex than expected, and allows a fresh assessment of the evolutionary mechanisms that led to the primate species seen today.”
Single neurotransmitter underlies rewards from sex and alcohol!
“To reduce pressure on fish stocks to a sustainable level by 2015, the worldwide fishing effort must be scaled back by 36–43% of 2008 levels, according to an analysis by researchers at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome (Y. Ye et al. Fish Fish. http://doi.org/hq8; 2012). That would mean cutting the jobs of between 12 million and 15 million fishers (see chart), and would cost up to US$358 billion — but it would increase production in the long term.“