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How the African elephant cracked its skin to cool off

African elephants are well-known to love bathing, spraying, and mud-wallowing. These behaviours are not just for fun. Indeed, African elephants lack the sweat and sebum glands that allow many other mammals to keep their skin moist and flexible. Furthermore, because of

Cellmid just got its anti-ageing, hair loss treatment into two major US stores

Biotech Cellmid is going global with its anti-ageing hair product Evolis, securing distribution through major US department stores and preparing for a launch in Japan. The Evolis products are designed to stop FG45, a biological signal that halts the hair production

How the cuttlefish spikes out its skin: Neurological study reveals surprising control

Wouldn’t it be useful to suddenly erect 3D spikes out of your skin, hold them for an hour, then even faster retract them and swim away? Octopus and cuttlefish can do this as a camouflage tactic, taking on a jagged outline