The human genome is comprised of some 3 billion nucleotide bases (of which there are four, represented by the four letters A, T, C, G) which pair up and comprise … [Read full article]
It is the fundamental structural element of all living things. It is a key component of many energy sources, and, it is a crucial player in our planet’s climate system. … [Read full article]
Psychologist have long-recognized a general intelligence factor, known as ‘g‘, that correlates individual performance on cognitive tasks (how a person does on one test strongly predicts his/her performance on another … [Read full article]
A research team confirms “extensive out-gassing of methane to the atmosphere” over the Eastern Siberian Arctic Shelf, and confirm its source to be venting from sea-bed sediments. Though acknowledging their findings do not seriously alter climate change predictions, the team also asserts that the sub-sea permafrost layer is failing and advise more urgent investigation.