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New Species of Arowana (Osteoglossid Fish) Discovered from the Eocene of China
  The Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus), known as the dragon fish, is one of the most prized and expensive aquarium fishes in the world. Scleropages is an extant freshwater fish of Osteoglossidae with a transoceanic distribution in Southeast Asia and Australia. All previously Known fossil records of Scleropages are scales, otolit...
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New Finds from China Suggest Human Evolution Probably of Regional Continuity New Finds from China Suggest Human Evolution Pr...

  The period between about 200,000 and 50,000 years ago saw the amplification of regional diversity in human biology. Given the fragmentary nature of that human fossil record, the nature of these late Middle and early Late Pleistocene humans in...
Exceptionally Preserved Fossil Fish from the Silurian of China Illuminates Jaw Evolution Exceptionally Preserved Fossil Fish from the Si...

  Osteichthyans (bony fishes and tetrapods) have the maxillary, premaxillary, and dentary bones, all with facial laminae, whereas placoderms (jawed stem gnathostomes) have supposedly non-homologous gnathal plates that lack facial laminae. The d...
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Xinhua:Complete crocodile fossil unearthed in NE China Xinhua:Complete crocodile fossil unearthed in N...

  CHANGCHUN, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Fossils of a complete crocodile and bones belonging to at least six different dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period, 145 to 66 million years ago, have been excavated in northeast China's Jilin Province.
  After ...
Nature:Teeth from China Reveal an Early Human Trek out of Africa Nature:Teeth from China Reveal an Early Human T...
"Stunning" find shows that Homo sapiens reached Asia around 100,000 years ago
  By Ewen Callaway, Nature magazine
  These 47 human teeth, dated to 80,000-120,000 years ago, were found in a limestone cave system in Daoxian, China. Credit: S. Xi...
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