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In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

A sugar rush of DNA methylation -
Diabetes predisposes to cancer development, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this tumour-promoting effect are poorly understood. Wu et al. now show that elevated glucose levels, which are a hallmark of diabetes, are directly linked to decreased ...

BBC Nature Wildfacts: Humpback Whale

Tadworth - United Kingdom

Facts and images.

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    BBC - Wildlife Finder - Humpback whale (video, facts and news)
    Humpback whales are renowned for their extraordinary and complex songs, performed by males during courtship. These songs can last for hours and are specific to different populations.

BBC - Nature Wildfacts - Asian Elephant
United Kingdom

Facts, images and video.

BBC - Nature Wildfacts - African Elephant
United Kingdom

Facts, images and video.

BBC - Science and Nature - Wildfacts - Adelie penguin
United Kingdom

Simple and clear introduction to Pygoscelis adeliae

Nature Wildfacts Dholes
United Kingdom

BBC factfile on dholes, a lot of information and some nice photos.

Humpback Whale Study
New Caledonia

Identification of individual whales is the key to research being undertaken in the South Pacific into the population size and migration of this species.

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
United States

Includes identification, natural history, video, photographs and status in Canada.

Zoom Whales: Humpback Whale
United States

Provides detailed information about humpback whales.

Wildlife Notebook on the Humpback Whale
United States

Includes the description, distribution, migration, abundance, habits, and reproduction on humpback whales.

Humpback Whale Fact Sheet
United States

Provides a fact sheet including the physical description, color, feeding habits, and distribution and migration of humpback whales.

Nature: Humpback Whales
United States

Includes information, sounds, and movies.