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How huge he really was is uncertain. The only thing that is certain is that it is the largest bony fish of all time: we are talking about the Leedsichthys problematicus, which lived about 160 million years ago. But how can such fossils, of which only a few fragments have survived, even be analysed? ...

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Palaeontology, the ‘study of ancient life’, has been making a significant contribution to our understanding of the natural world for over 200 years. One of the greatest achievements of palaeontological research has been to confirm the extinction of species as fact and to confirm Darwin’s Theory of ...

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Prof. Ondřej Bábek of Olomouc University will give a guest talk on Uses (and misuses) of quantitative proxies in sequence-stratigraphy and palaoeclimatology: field gamma-ray spectrometry and element geochemistry logs on Wednesday 27. November at 8:30 AM in the Palaeobiology seminar in Henkestraße 91...

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On October 21, 5pm, PD Dr. Kenneth de Baets (GZN) will give a talk "Gasping fish and panting belemnites: Warming, growth and migration of water-breathing animals " in Hörsaal Geologie, GeoZentrums Nordbayern, Schlossgarten 5. The Pliensbachian-Toarcian transition has been considered a major bott...

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The Open Access journal PeerJ has granted the Award for Open Data Analysis and Publication in Palaeontology to our Masters student in Palaeobiology, Fiona Pye, for her talk "ImageJ and 3D Slicer: Open Source 2/3D Morphometric Software" co-authored by Nussaïbah Raja Shoob, Bryan Shirley, ÁdámT. Kocsis, Niklas Hohmann, Duncan Murdock & Emilia Jarochowska.