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Oldest hominin possibly lived in Europe

El Graeco (Graecopithecus freybergi) lived 7.2 million years ago in the dust-laden savannah of the Athens Basin. Painting by artist Velizar Simeonovski according to scientific instructions of Madelaine Böhme and Nikolai Spassov (view from El Graeco’s place of discovery, Pyrgos Vassilissis, to the southeast over the plain of Athens and under a reddish cloud of Sahara dust; in the background: Mount Hymettos and Mount Lykabettos). Painting: Velizar Simeonovski, Chicago

Scientists find 7.2 million year old pre-human remains in the Balkans ‒ New hypothesis about the origin of humankind


Unseld Lecture on the relationship between mankind and nature

Bruno Latour. Foto: Manuel Braun

Sociologist and philosopher Bruno Latour at the University of Tübingen


Finding traces of memory processing during sleep

University of Tübingen neuroscientists use machine learning algorithm to show that the brain actively reprocesses previously learned information during sleep, strengthening memory


Parents’ motivation influences students’ academic outcomes

University of Tübingen researchers find low motivation in parents results in unmotivated children


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