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Mosasaur skulls
07/09/2022

Did early whales function the same way as marine reptiles?

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Reinout Verbeke

Research from ULiège and RBINS investigated the morphological similarities between the earliest whales and ancient marine reptiles from the dinosaur-era, the mosasaurs. Four specimens from our collections were used for this study.

Team van opgravers in Wyoming
25/08/2022

Digging Jurassic Dinosaurs in Wyoming: ‘Camarasaurus’ Morris

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Reinout Verbeke

The third excavation season in central Wyoming is a spendid one for the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences: three dinosaurs from the late Jurassic era. A - at first sight - young Camarasaurus, a Dryosaurus and possibly a Brachiosaurus.

Dorsal view of the skull of some extant geckos exhibiting diversity of frontal bone shape and sculpturing (yellow) © 2022 The Authors. Published by the Royal Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License
10/08/2022

Europe's Oldest Gecko Species Lived in Belgium

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Siska Van Parys

Paleontologists have described a new extinct gecko species from Belgium. The lizard Dollogekko dormaalensis lived 56 million years ago, making it the oldest gecko species in Europe.

Geological Survey of Belgium celebrating its 125th anniversary. (Photo: RBINS)
25/07/2022

The Geological Survey of Belgium celebrates its 125th birthday

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Reinout Verbeke

On December 16th 2021, our Geological Survey of Belgium was exactly 125 years old. This important milestone was celebrated (with a little delay, due to covid, but nonetheless with much enthusiasm) with a colloquium, a book, an award, a birthday cake and excursions.

affiche de l'exposition au palais 2022
19/07/2022

Exhibition at the Palace : 2022 edition

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Alexandra Badila

Following an absence of two years due to the Corona crisis, Science & Culture at the Palace is back in a "light" version proposed by the Palace, to facilitate a smooth flow of visitors during these open day

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