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Researcher at Tübingen University casts doubt on "sea peoples" theory

SFB 1070 ResourceCultures Ph.D. candidate honored for new findings in Biblical archaeology


What 300,000 year old eggshells reveal about the environment of the Paleolithic

Photo 04: Fragment of a 300,000 year old eggshell from a whooper swan on top of an intact modern day egg belonging to this species. Photo: Jordi Serangeli

The nesting site of whooper swans on the banks of a former lake in Schoningen


Microbes use tiny magnets as batteries

The Fe(II)-oxidizing bacteria remove electrons from the magnetite battery (discharging, left) whereas the Fe(III)-reducing bacteria deposit electrons onto the magnetite battery (re-charging, right side).

Tübingen geomicrobiologists show that bacteria can use natural magnets found in soils and sediments as batteries


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