Department of Geoscience

Department of Geosciences

Numbers and Facts


Ancestors of modern bacteria were cultured from an iron-rich lake in Democratic Republic of Congo.


How ancient microbes created massive ore deposits – and set the stage for early life on Earth

New research reveals the vital role that Precambrian-eon microbes may have played in two of the...

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Fossilien und rekonstruierte weitere Knochen


New human ancestor discovered in Europe

Previously unknown primate living twelve million years ago in southern Germany walked on two legs –...

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Hochrangige und nicht-lokale Frauenbestattung aus Kleinaitingen „Gewerbegebiet Nord“. Der Kopfschmuck und der Bestattungsritus spiegeln die lokalen Traditionen wider, aber die Isotopenwerte zeigen die fremde Herkunft.


Social inequality in Bronze Age households

Archaeogenetic analyses provide new insights into social inequality 4000 years ago: nuclear families...

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