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Scientists Prove Bird Ovary Tissue Can Be Preserved in Fossils
  A research team led by Dr. Alida Bailleul from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has put one controversy to rest: whether or not remnants of bird ovaries can be preserved in the fossil record.
  According to the team’s study published in Communications Biolo...
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11,000 Year Old Social Complexity Shown by the Oldest Known Intentionally Deformed Skull from Eurasia 11,000 Year Old Social Complexity Shown by the ...

  An 11,200-11,400 year old fossil of an adult man’s skull from a pre-agricultural culture in northeastern China, termed Songhuajiang Man I, is the oldest record of intentional skull deformation in Eurasia, and one of the oldest records in the...
Ancient DNA Unveils Important Missing Piece of Human History </br>New Ancient Genomic Research Reveals Information about Human history in China Ancient DNA Unveils Important Missing Piece of ...

  Newly released genomes from Neolithic East Asia have unveiled a missing piece of human prehistory. In a new study in Science, a research team led by Qiaomei Fu, a professor at the Molecular Paleontology Lab at the Chinese Academy of Sciences ...
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Xinhua:Chinese scientists find new evidence of birds' reproductive evolution Xinhua:Chinese scientists find new evidence of ...

  BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists confirmed that bird ovaries can be preserved in fossils, providing evidence for the reproductive evolution of birds.
  Like most animals, dinosaurs, which are the ancestor of birds, had two ova...
Xinhua:Ancient DNA reveals genetic history of East Asians Xinhua:Ancient DNA reveals genetic history of E...

  BEIJING -- Chinese researchers reported on Friday that an analysis of sequenced ancient genomes revealed a major episode of admixture of ancient humans in East Asia, suggesting that population movement played a profound role in the early gene...
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