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Early modern humans in Africa used high-tech adhesives extracted from a local conifer

A research team from the Universities of Tübingen and Cape Town demonstrates how tar with good…

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Gut microbes and humans on a joint evolutionary journey

Researchers discover simultaneous evolutionary history of gut microbes with their human hosts over…

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Previously unknown species of dinosaur identified in south-western Germany

Tuebingosaurus maierfritzorum lived in the Swabian Alb region – paleontologists reclassify…

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What fossils reveal about hybridization of early humans

Researchers from the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment at the University…

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How value shapes the fluctuations of conscious perception

What we perceive might sometimes reflect the outcome of a value-based decision-making process, a new…

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When smooth muscle cells lack strength

University of Tübingen team discovers how malformations of the blood vessels can occur in mice –…

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When the Forest Left the Apes

Ecological continuity between orangutans and extinct ancestors highlights their dependence on intact…

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Martens, wolverines, skunks and red pandas – Germany was once a paradise for small carnivorans

Team from Tübingen’s Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment discovers diverse…

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