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International Symposium on Paleoanthropology in Commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of the Discovery of the First Skullcap of Peking Man
  December 2-4, 2019, Beijing
  December 2, 2019 marks the 90th anniversary of the discovery of the first skullcap of Peking Man. Significant progress has been made in retrieving and studying human fossils and Paleolithic cultural remains from China and surrounding regions in recent years; notable advances in an...
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The 15th International Symposia on Early and Lower Vertebrates The 15th International Symposia on Early and Lo...

  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...
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...
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Phys.org: Asian elephant outlives stegodon—advantage due to diverse diet Phys.org: Asian elephant outlives stegodon—adv...

  Together with their Chinese colleagues, Senckenberg scientists studied the feeding habits of the Asian elephant and its extinct relative, the stegodon, during the Pleistocene. They reached the conclusion that the Asian elephant had a more div...
National Geographic:Ancient teeth hint at mysterious human relative National Geographic:Ancient teeth hint at myst...

  FOUR TEETH FOUND in a cave in the Tongzi county of southern China have scientists scratching their heads.
  In 1972 and 1983, researchers extracted the roughly 200,000-year-old teeth from the silty sediments of the Yanhui cave floor, initia...
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