Dr. Erik Sperling from Stanford University will give a talk on the subject "Understanding the role of environmental change in early animal evolution: New insights from geochemistry, physiology, and ocean modeling".

Nature Research highlights GeoCentre research in Uganda: Scott Jess and team in collaboration with StrucTec at the GeoCentre in Earth and Planetary Science Letters show, that the western branch of the  East African Rift System is probably as old as the eastern branch.  This means the whole East Afri...

Prof. Wolfgang Kießling, Chair of Palaeobiology, and scientists from Australia have succeeded in providing a robust basis for the identification of "New Ecosystems" bereitzustellen, with fossils playing a special role: "Increased extinction in the emergence of novel ecological communities". At the s...

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