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Rooting the family tree of placental mammals

Placental mammals consist of three main groups that diverged rapidly, evolving in wildly different directions: Afrotheria (for example, elephants and tenrecs), Xenarthra (such as armadillos and sloths) and Boreoeutheria (all ...

dateFeb 15, 2016 in Evolution
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Ancient life in three dimensions

Hidden secrets about life in Somerset 190 million years ago have been revealed by researchers at the University of Bristol and the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) in a new study of some remarkable fossils. ...

dateJul 17, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Sauropod swimmers or walkers?

An international team of scientists, led by the China University of Geosciences in Beijing and including palaeontologists from the University of Bristol, has shed new light on some unusual dinosaur tracks from northern China. ...

dateFeb 18, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Reducing flood risk around the world

How global flood risk models are being used to reduce flood impacts around the world is the subject of a new review by an international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Bristol.

dateJul 24, 2015 in Environment
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