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22.07.2016

Researchers discover how rope was made 40,000 years ago

Rope making tool from mammoth ivory from Hohle Fels Cave in southwestern Germany, ca. 40,000 years old. Photo: Copyright University of Tübingen

Archaeologist from the University of Tübingen present a sophisticated tool carved from mammoth ivory that was used to make rope

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14.07.2016

American cultural anthropologist elected head of International Affairs at University of Tübingen

Professor Monique Scheer, Photo: University of Tübingen, Friedhelm Albrecht

Monique Scheer to succeed Heinz-Dieter Assmann in October

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13.07.2016

No market without morals

Claus Dierksmeier. Photo: Global Ethic Institute

Tübingen’s Professor Dierksmeier puts the business case for ethics in his new book Reframing Economic Ethics

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06.07.2016

A Sense of Direction in the Brain: Seeing the Inner Compass

Head direction cells in rodents are directly connected with other neuronal structures used in navigation, most importantly the ‘grid cell area’

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06.07.2016

Cannibalism among late Neandertals in northern Europe

These Neandertal bone fragments from the Troisième caverne came from at least five individuals. Fragments marked with a star were dated 40,500 - 45,500 years old. Scale shown = 3cm. Photo: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.

Tübingen researchers in international team uncover grisly evidence that Neandertals butchered their own kind some 40,000 years ago

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  • 50 years of medical genetics in Tübingen
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  • Wallander's final case as opera premiere

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