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May 23, 2016
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Wie die großen Falten in Grönlands Eisschild entstehen

Tübinger Forscher untersuchen die Dynamik der tiefen Eisschichten im Einzugsbereich des Petermann-Gletschers Die dicken Polareisschilde Grönlands wirken kompakt, doch mit einem modernen Flugradar lassen sich auch in der Tiefe einzelne Schichten erkennen. Die Schichtenfolge erzählt von früheren Verformungen und zeigt … Continue reading

October 1, 2015
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Research in the news: Eunotosaurus has the early word on turtles

There’s a twist in the turtle timeline. Thanks to new fossil evidence, paleontologists are able to prove that turtles share a recent common ancestor with birds and crocodiles. The discovery may settle a longstanding argument among scientists about the origins … Continue reading

May 24, 2015
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Ancient snakes — a new hiss-tory

The ancestral snakes in the grass actually lived in the forest, according to the most detailed look yet at the iconic reptiles. A comprehensive analysis by Yale University paleontologists reveals new insights into the origin and early history of snakes. … Continue reading

May 12, 2014
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Study finds turtles are closer kin to birds, crocodiles than to lizards, snakes

What are turtles, and where did they come from? Precise answers to these questions have long eluded scientists. But new research led by Daniel Field of Yale University and the Smithsonian Institution recasts the turtle’s disputed evolutionary history, providing fresh … Continue reading