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Excavation of the young baboon. In the left forearm of the animal a parry fracture of the ulna and the radius can be seen.
08/06/2015

Ancient Egyptian Animal Skeletons Reveal Injuries From Beatings

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Reinout Verbeke

A team of Belgian archaeologists has found wild animals in ancient Egyptian graves, which show signs of punishment and tethering.

Lascaux
25/02/2015

Who Were the Artists of Lascaux?

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Reinout Verbeke

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Artist impression of Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus, the newly discovered feathered dinosaur
23/12/2014

Feathered Dinosaur Kulindadromeus in Top 10 Scientific Breakthroughs of 2014

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Reinout Verbeke

Our study on the primitive feathered dinosaur Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus is one of the 10 scientific achievements of 2014, according to the journal Science

Antarctische meteoriet van 18 kilogram wordt door wetenschappers gemeten en uit het ijs gehaald.
22/12/2014

New Collection of Antarctic Meteorites

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Richard Smith receives the prize
10/12/2014

Richard Smith Receives Morris Skinner Prize

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Reinout Verbeke

Richard Smith, scientific collaborator at our Institute, has won the Morris Skinner Prize for his contribution to vertebrate palaeontology. Smith is honoured especially for the Dormaal collection of fossil vertebrates from the early Eocene. 

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