Department of Geoscience

Department of Geosciences

Numbers and Facts




Dams endanger freshwater biodiversity

University of Tübingen study identifies dam projects which hit ecosystems hardest

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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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