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Cellular senescence, which is induced by a variety of stresses, is a state of proliferative arrest that is characterized by changes in gene expression and the secretion of pro-inflammatory factors — known as the senescence-associated secretory ...

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The findings were published today in Nature Cell Biology. By studying the muscles of ALS patients and mouse models of motor neuron injury or disease, the scientists found FAP cells actually promoted muscle wasting and scarring. The cells activated a ...

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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 ...

BBC - Science and Nature - Wildfacts - Adelie penguin

Tadworth - United Kingdom

Simple and clear introduction to Pygoscelis adeliae

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    BBC - Wildlife Finder - Adelie penguin (video, facts and news)
    Adelie penguins are found in the Southern Ocean round Antarctica. They breed further south than any other penguin, venturing about 100 km (60 miles) from the sea to their nest sites on the Antarctic mainland. The males and females take turns to incubate the egg and feed the chick while their partner is out at sea.

BBC - Nature Wildfacts - Asian Elephant
United Kingdom

Facts, images and video.

BBC - Nature Wildfacts - African Elephant
United Kingdom

Facts, images and video.

BBC Nature Wildfacts: Humpback Whale
United Kingdom

Facts and images.

BBC Science & Nature: Neanderthal
United Kingdom

Provides information on this hominid that lived about 300,000-28,000 years ago, its description, distribution, behavior and history.

BBC Science & Nature: Australopithecus
United Kingdom

Provides an illustration and information on this early hominid, its description, distribution, behavior and history.

BBC Science & Nature: Golden Eagle
United Kingdom

Facts about the raptor species known as Aquila chrysaetos.

Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)
United States

The Internet Bird Collection provides photographs and several short videos.

Adelie Penguin: Pygoscelis adeliae

Photographs, short description and distribution map.

Pygoscelis adeliae (Adelie penguin)
United States

Describes the habitat, reproduction, and behavior of this species.

Nature Wildfacts Dholes
United Kingdom

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