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What happened 4,000 years ago in the Urals?

What happened 4,000 years ago in the Urals?

Archaeologists from Goethe University will be returning to the Urals for further research work. In collaboration with researchers from Joha...
Understanding our early human ancestors: Australopithecus sediba

Understanding our early human ancestors: Australopithecus sediba

The fossil site of Malapa in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa, discovered by Lee Berger of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johann...
Two tiny beetle fossils offer evolution and biogeography clues

Two tiny beetle fossils offer evolution and biogeography clues

It is well-known that living fossils exhibit stasis over geologically long time scales. Examples are the panda and ginkgo. Now, two tiny be...
DNA analyses show a dynamic coevolutionary relationship between birds and their feather mites

DNA analyses show a dynamic coevolutionary relationship between birds and their feather mites

A genetic study uncovers that birds maintain a dynamic coevolutionary relationship with their feather mites. The study has involved the par...
Models of life

Models of life

Friedrich Simmel und Aurore Dupin, researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), have for the first time created artificial cell...
Complex molecules emerge without evolution or design

Complex molecules emerge without evolution or design

In biology, folded proteins are responsible for most advanced functions. These complex proteins are the result of evolution or design by sc...
More animal species under threat of extinction, new method shows

More animal species under threat of extinction, new method shows

Currently approximately 600 species might be inaccurately assessed as non-threatened on the Red List of Threatened Species . More than a hu...
Penguins, starfish, whales: Which animals will win and lose in a warming Antarctic?

Penguins, starfish, whales: Which animals will win and lose in a warming Antarctic?

Marine Antarctic animals closely associated with sea ice for food or breeding, such the humpback whale and emperor penguin, are most at ris...
New developments at Herculaneum

New developments at Herculaneum

The archaeological park at Herculaneum, the ancient sister city of Pompeii, has several new initiatives and changes in store as the new yea...
3000-year-old skeleton unearthed in northern Iran

3000-year-old skeleton unearthed in northern Iran

Iranian archaeologists have discovered skeletal human remains near a petrol station in the country’s northern Gilan Province. Credit: T...

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