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The 15th International Symposia on Early and Lower Vertebrates
  The Symposia on Early and Lower Vertebrates are the only recurring international meetings targeted specifically towards the Palaeozoic vertebrate research community. The 15th ISELV will be organized on August 8th – 13th 2019 at Qujing Normal University (http://www.qjnu.edu.cn/english/), Qujing, Yunnan, China,and the pre-conferen...
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New Cretaceous Fossil Sheds Light on Avian Reproduction New Cretaceous Fossil Sheds Light on Avian Repr...

  A team of scientists led by Alida Bailleul and Jingmai O’Connor from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences reported the first fossil bird ever found with an egg preserved ins...
Dental Study of Juvenile Archaic <EM>Homo</EM> Fossil Gives Clues About Human Development Dental Study of Juvenile Archaic Homo ...

  Most aspects of dental development for a juvenile Homo specimen from the Pleistocene fall within the modern human range, according to research by a group of Chinese and international scientists. The study was recently published in Science Adv...
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Xinhua:Chinese study helps trace evolution of fish scales Xinhua:Chinese study helps trace evolution of f...

  BEIJING, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Fish fossils, dating back about 425 million years ago, are providing insights into the evolution of scales on bony fishes.
  Diversified scales are one of the most obvious exterior characteristics of fish and t...
Science: 'Superlungs' gave dinosaurs the energy to run and fight Science: 'Superlungs' gave dinosaurs the energy...

  By April ReeseOct. 23, 2018 , 7:01 PM
  In the oxygen-poor air of the Mesozoic era, nothing should have been able to move very fast. But Velociraptors could run 64 kilometers per hour. Their secret weapon: superefficient, birdlike lungs, wh...
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