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Rejuvenating senolytics - Nature.com


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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 ...

Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde: Healing mesenchymal cells morph and destroy muscles in models of spinal cord injury, ALS and ... - Science Daily


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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 ...

Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures - Nature.com


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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 & Nature: Neanderthal

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

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Lessons for teaching evolution and the nature of science in high school biology.

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science
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Summarizes the overwhelming observational evidence for evolution and suggests effective ways of teaching the subject for teachers, other educators, and policy makers who design, deliver, and oversee classroom instruction in biology.

Teaching Evolution and the Nature of Science
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Online book for teachers provided by the National Academy of Sciences.