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Photo of the skull and partial mandible of the new squalodelphinid species Huaridelphis raimondii, with an outline of the head and potential fish prey
11/09/2014

New Species of Extinct Dolphin Sheds Light on River Dolphin History

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Reinout Verbeke

A team of palaeontologists, led by our colleague Olivier Lambert (RBINS), recently described the dolphin species Huaridelphis raimondii, that lived in what is now Peru during the Miocene period, 16 million years ago.

Human remnants found at the Spy Cave (Belgium) in 1886. (Foto: P. Semal, KBIN)
20/08/2014

Neanderthals and Modern People Were Neighbours for Thousands of Years

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Reinout Verbeke

Neanderthals and modern humans used to be living closeby for thousands of years. This has been calculated by an international team of scientists by reconsidering the dates of Neanderthal sites by means of a new method.

Artist impression of Kulindadromeus zabaikalicus, the newly discovered feathered dinosaur
07/08/2014

Fossils Found in Siberia Suggest All Dinosaurs Had Feathers

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Reinout Verbeke

The first ever example of a plant-eating dinosaur with feathers and scales has been discovered in Russia. Previously only flesh-eating dinosaurs were known to have had feathers so this new find indicates that all dinosaurs could have been feathered.

Windmills Thorntonbank
22/07/2014

Permit for the Belgian Offshore Grid

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Sigrid Maebe

On the 1st of October 2013 ELIA Asset requested an authorisation and an environmental permit for the construction and exploitation of a Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG).

Vliegtuig Decaluwe
18/07/2014

Province Governor Decaluwé On Board of Our Aircraft

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Sigrid Maebe

Last Tuesday 15 July the Governor of the Province West-Flanders, Mr Decaluwé, came on board of our observation aircraft for a flight.

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