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The head of the wasp Vespula vulgaris in detail.
09/01/2015

Researchers Present Low-Budget Method for Mass-Digitisation of Specimens

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Reinout Verbeke

Researchers at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) have constructed a focus stacking set-up made of consumer grade products with better end results than high-end solutions and for a tenth of the price of current systems.

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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Reinout Verbeke
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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. 

Grey seal
27/11/2014

Grey Seals Predate on Harbour Porpoises

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Sigrid Maebe

In the Netherlands, research of stranded porpoises showed that almost 20% of them had been killed by grey seals.

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