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Exceptionally Preserved Eggs and Embryos Reveal the Life History of a Pterosaur
  The pterosaur record is generally poor, and pterosaur eggs are even rarer. Only a handful of isolated occurrences of eggs and embryos have been reported so far. Three-dimensionally preserved eggs include one from Argentina and five reported from the Turpan-Hami Basin, Xinjiang, northwestern China in 2014. Our understanding of seve...
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IVPP Professor Chang Mee-mann Named One of Five L’Oréal-UNESCO Outstanding Women in Science IVPP Professor Chang Mee-mann Named One of Five...

  Paleontologist Dr. CHANG Meemann (ZHANG Miman), a senior professor of Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, is recently honoured by UNESCO and the L'Oréal Foundation as one of five ou...
Genome-wide Data from a 40,000-year-old Man in China Reveals Complicated Genetic History of Asia Genome-wide Data from a 40,000-year-old Man in ...

  The biological makeup of humans in East Asia is shaping up to be a very complex story, with greater diversity and more distant contacts than previously known, according to a new study [1] in Current Biology analyzing the genome of a man that...
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Science:Ancient flying reptiles cared for their young, fossil trove suggests Science:Ancient flying reptiles cared for thei...
A spectacular fossil find is providing tantalizing new clues about the habits of pterosaurs, ancient flying reptiles that lived at the same times as dinosaurs. The cache of more than 200 fossil eggs found with bones of juvenile and adult animals i...
BBC News:New evidence on how birds took to the air BBC News:New evidence on how birds took to the...

  Skeletal changes that helped birds take to the air happened 120 million years ago, during the hey day of dinosaurs, according to a specimen from China.
  Features such as fused bones were thought to be present only in relatively advanced bi...
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