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New Cretaceous Jehol Fossil Sheds Light on Evolution of Ancestral Mammalian Middle Ear
  A joint research team led by Dr. MAO Fangyuan from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Prof. MENG Jin from the American Museum of Natural History has reported a new multituberculate mammal, Sinobaatar pani, with well-preserved middle ear bones.
  The new ma...
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Scientists Prove Bird Ovary Tissue Can Be Preserved in Fossils Scientists Prove Bird Ovary Tissue Can Be Prese...

  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 ...
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...
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Xinhua:Researchers date when ancient birds, feathered dinosaurs began to molt Xinhua:Researchers date when ancient birds, fea...

  BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- When did ancient birds and feathered dinosaurs start to molt, and how? Researchers from China and Israel have jointly unveiled the mystery.
  According to research published in the journal Current Biology, anci...
Xinhua:Scientists find evidence of dinosaurs' growth patterns Xinhua:Scientists find evidence of dinosaurs' g...

  BEIJING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- An international research team has discovered that dinosaurs developed yearly growth lines on their bones throughout their lives, a find that sheds light on growth patterns of the ancient animals.
  Scientists f...
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