Past research has often highlighted the effects that immune activation in pregnant women can have on the development of human embryos, for instance increasing the risk of a child developing psychiatric disorders later in life. The neural mechanisms underpinning these effects, however, remain largely unclear.
The managing director of Iran’s Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing the country’s giant South Pars Gas Field, said the deal for the development of Farzad B gas field, in the Persian Gulf, will be signed with an Iranian company by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2021).
Children living in poor neighborhoods don't perform as well on cognitive function tests and have lower "brain volume" compared to those who reside in higher-income areas, an analysis published by JAMA Network Open found.
Tribal governments are working with archeologists to identify thousands of culturally-sensitive sites and resources in the Greater Chaco region, northwestern New Mexico, the US, in hopes of preventing oil and gas development in the area from encroaching further onto the sacred landscape.