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Archaeology

Paleontology — The oldest known sperm cells

In another fascinating snapshot from deep time, an international team of paleontologists has reported the discovery of specimens of a minuscule crustacean that dates back to the Cretaceous (about 100 million years ago), conserved in…

Historical case studies on pandemics

Learning from the past: new publication by Kiel University's Cluster of Excellence ROOTS Whether it's the plague, cholera or currently COVID-19: epidemics are part of human history. Long before there were vaccinations or microscopes for…