Two of the oldest German journals in Zoology go OPEN ACCESS

The Journals Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift and Zoosystematics and Evolution of the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde go for open access joining the family of Pensoft journals.

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Researchers use CT and 3-D printers to recreate dinosaur fossils

Data from computed tomography (CT) scans can be used with three-dimensional (3-D) printers to make accurate copies of fossilized bones, published online in the journal Radiology. Berlin researchers from the Museum für Naturkunde, the Department of Radiology at Charité Campus Mitte and the Technical University, studied the feasibility of using CT and 3-D printers to nondestructively separate fossilized bone from its surrounding sediment matrix and produce a 3-D print of the fossilized bone.

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New Professor for Paleobiology and Evolution

On January 1st, 2013, Dr. Jörg Fröbisch will accept a five-year professorship

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin will hosting the palaeontologist Prof. Paul Selden

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Rhinoceros horn thieves at museums

Hunt for the rhinoceros horn poachers do not longer stop at museums

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Lucy and her upright stance

Travelling exhibition „Becoming human – Hominid evolution“ only remains open for a little longer in Berlin

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The hoofed mammal hall is only open until 31.12.2011

The historical hoofed mammal hall will be part of a second phase of building work and must be urgently renovated Historical hoofed mammal hall in the Museum of Natural History

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MFN researcher wins Spanish paleontology award

Dr. Heinrich Mallison, research assistant and dinosaur investigator, receives this year’s Award for Paleontological Research (Paleonturology 11)

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Biopolis - wild Berlin

Special exhibition from 8th November – 26th February 2012 Together with the nature photographer Florian Möllers, we will show the wild side of the German capital

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Last update: 19.10.2011