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2017

Press release 11.05.17 - Baleen Whales’ Ancestors Were Toothy Suction Feeders
Press release 09.03.17 - Dental Calculus Reveals Neanderthal Menu
Press release 08.02.17 - Urbanization Homogenizes Insect Communities

2016

Press release 04.11.16 - Scientists Worried About Oil Extraction Plans in African Great Lakes
Press release 24.10.16 - Medieval Mass Deforestation in Flanders
Press release 03.10.16 - Different Behaviour Leads to New Species
Press release 16.09.16 - Are We Reintroducing The Wrong Sturgeon Species in Our Waters
Press release 06.07.16 - Belgian Neandertals Were Cannibals
Press release 25.05.16 - Constructions in French Cave Indicate Neanderthals Were More Modern than Assumed
Press release 04.02.16 - European Humans Underwent Hefty Shuffle at the End of Last Ice Age
Press release 21.01.16 - Facebook Users Help Inventorize Cambodian Lanternflies

2015

Press release 16.07.15 - A Prehistoric Mammal with Blood Red Teeth
Press release 27.01.15 - Very rare mouse found in the mighty tepuis of the ‘Lost World’

2014

Press release 27.11.14 - New Species of Stick Insect is Second Biggest Insect in the World
Press release 20.11.14 - Fossils Suggest Ancestor Horses Originated in India
Press release 24.10.14 - 100th Edition of European Journal of Taxonomy
Press release 22.10.14 - Long-standing Enigmas of Deinocheirus mirificus Resolved
Press release 04.07.2014 - All Dinosaurs Had Feathers

2017

Mandible of the Neanderthal individual Spy II. The DNA in the calculus shows that the woolly rhinoceros was on the menu. The bacterial composition is similar to that in carnivores. (Photo: RBINS)
Mandible of Neanderthal individual Spy II.

2016

Pieces of wood in the layer of waste at the Emile Braun place in Ghent (Photo: Koen Deforce, RBINS)
Pieces of wood in the layer of waste at the Emile Braun place in Ghent
Microscopic image of oak charcoal (Photo: Koen Deforce, RBINS)
Microscopic image of oak charcoal
Microscopic image of beech charcoal (Photo: Koen Deforce, RBINS)
Microscopic image of beech charcoal
Archaeobotanist Koen Deforce. (Photo: RBINS)
Archaeobotanist Koen Deforce
Lab experiments with the beetle species Pogonus chalceus. (Photo: RBINS)
Lab experiments with the beetle species Pogonus chalceus.
The beetle species Pogonus chalceus lives in salt marches in Guérande (France). (Photo: RBINS)
The beetle species Pogonus chalceus lives in salt marches in Guérande (France).
Overview of the anthropogenic modifications observed on the Neandertal remains from the Troisième caverne of Goyet.
Overview of the anthropogenic modifications observed on the Neandertal remains from the Troisième caverne of Goyet.
The highly fragmented Neanderthal assemblage from Goyet represents at least five individuals. Those with an asterisk were directly dated to 40,500-45,500 years ago. (Photo: RBINS)
The highly fragmented Neanderthal assemblage from Goyet represents at least five individuals. Those with an asterisk were directly dated to 40,500-45,500 years ago.

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2015

The ‘bumps’ on the molars which Multituberculates are named after, and the clearly-visible blood-red areas that indicate the presence of iron in the enamel. (photo: Eric De Bast, RBINS)
The ‘bumps’ on the molars which Multituberculates are named after, and the clearly-visible blood-red areas that indicate the presence of iron in the enamel.
Scientist holding skull of Barbatodon transylvanicus, the oldest fossil mammal with red teeth. (photo: Thierry Smith, RBINS)
Barbatodon transylvanicus, the oldest fossil mammal with red teeth.
Aerial photo of Wei-Assipu-tepui, where the mouse was found, with Mount Roraima in the back
The Wei-Assipu-tepui
Roraima mouse (Podoxymys roraimae)
Roraima mouse (Podoxymys roraimae)

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