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Nature: Peking man was cool

  The age of Homo erectus, known familiarly as Peking Man, has been hotly debated. This week Shen et al. use a recently developed dating technique that computes deposits to be about 770,000 years old — about 300,000 years earlier than usually thought. The cover shows a replica skull reconstructed from several H....
69TH MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY, AND 57TH MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE PALAEONTOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE ANATOMY
69TH MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY, AND 57TH MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE PALAEONTOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE ANATOMY
  September 23-26, 2009, Bristol
  The Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Research Group at the University of Bristol is proud to host the 69th Annual Meeting of the Society of ...
LiveScience.com: Dinosaur Wore Primitive Down Coat
By Jeanna Bryner, Senior Writer
  posted: 12 January 2009 05:00 pm ET
  When alive, Beipiaosaurus would have sported shorter feathers on its entire body with tufts of long, broad feathers on its head, tail and trunk. Credit: Reconstruction by Zhao Chuang and Xing Lida.
  The evolution of the flashy down coat h...
Discovery Channel: Earliest Feathers for Show, Not Flight
Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News
  Jan. 12, 2009 -- The world`s first feathers probably had nothing to do with flight or staying warm but were instead for showy display purposes, according to a new study that documents the most primitive known version of feathers, which were found on a Chinese dinosaur.
  The din...
Times Online: Downy dinosaur found in China was an early bird

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Science News: Dinosaur fossil reveals creature of a different feather
By Sid Perkins
  Web edition : 5:41 pm
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  EnlargeA DIFFERENT FEATHERPaleontologists have discovered what they say is a new type of fossilized feather. The team has observed a stiff, unbranched filament on a specimen of Beipiaosaurus,, a previously known species of dinosaur that also sported other ty...
Media on China finds of "largest dinosaur fossil site" in world

  Big dinosaur fossils find in ChinaNDTV.com, India - Dec 31, 2008PTI Paleontologists in China claim to have found the world`s biggest deposit of dinosaur bones in the old city of Zhucheng in Shandong province on country`s ...
  Chinese scientists claim discovery of earth`s largest dinosaur ...CBC.ca, Canada - ...
Thaindian.com, Thailand --Worlds largest dino fossil site reveals first Asian triceratops
January 7th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI -
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Newscientist--China's dinosaur 'graveyard' yields triceratops' cousin
One of the world`s biggest dinosaur graves, in China, has yielded a key discovery: the 2-metre-long skull of a ceratopsid, a close relative of the triceratops. It is the first evidence that ceratopsids lived beyond North America.
  Since March 2008, over 7600 fossils have been found at the site in Zhucheng city, s...
Times Online-- World's 'largest dinosaur fossil site' found in China
The remains of an enormous platypus have been found in China amongst what is believed to be the largest group of fossilised dinosaur bones ever discovered.
  Palaeontologists have dug up more than 7,000 bones in 15 separate areas in Zhucheng City, known locally as ‘Dinosaur City’, in China’s eastern Shandong pr...
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