Category: Science

Brain-Aging Gene Discovered

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have discovered a common genetic variant that greatly impacts normal brain aging, starting at around age 65, and may modify the risk for neurodegenerative diseases.

Nose Form Was Shaped by Climate

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Big, small, broad or narrow, humans inherit their nose shape from their parents, but ultimately, the shape of someone’s nose and that of their parents was formed by a long process of adaptation to our local climate, according to an international team of researchers.

Change Your Diet, Help Environment

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and while good dietary choices boost your own health, they also could improve the health care system and even benefit the planet. Healthier people mean not only less disease but also reduced greenhouse gas emissions from health care.