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IVPP Paleontologist Chang Mee-mann Presented With a Prestigious Award in Paris

  Paleontologist Dr. CHANG Meemann (ZHANG Miman), a senior professor of Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, has been recognized by UNESCO and the L'Oréal Foundation as one of five outstanding female scientists from around the world for “her pioneering ...
Science:Ancient flying reptiles cared for their young, fossil trove suggests
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 in northwestern China is “one of the most extraordinary fossil [finds]...
BBC News:New evidence on how birds took to the air

  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 birds, living just before the dinosaurs went extinct.
  A strong, rigi...
New Scientist:Weird fish fossil changes the story of how we moved onto land

  The evolutionary story we have written to explain our ancestors’ move from sea to land may need a rethink. A fossil fish from this era has been discovered with several of the features of land animals – yet it was only distantly related to them.
  Roughly 360 million years ago, one group of lobe-finned fish ...
Nature:Teeth from China Reveal an Early Human Trek out of Africa
"Stunning" find shows that Homo sapiens reached Asia around 100,000 years ago
  By Ewen Callaway, Nature magazine
  These 47 human teeth, dated to 80,000-120,000 years ago, were found in a limestone cave system in Daoxian, China. Credit: S. Xing and X-J. Wu
  Teeth from a cave in south China show that Homo sap...
Xinhua:Complete crocodile fossil unearthed in NE China

  CHANGCHUN, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Fossils of a complete crocodile and bones belonging to at least six different dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period, 145 to 66 million years ago, have been excavated in northeast China's Jilin Province.
  After a year of preparation, paleontologists from Chinese Academy of Science...
Nature: How China is rewriting the book on human origins

  Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.
  12 July 2016
  The reconstructed skull of Peking Man, the fossil that launched discussions of human origins in China.
  On the outskirts of Beijing, a small limestone mountain...
Primate fate: Chinese fossils illuminate key evolutionary period
By Will DunhamReuters May 6, 2016
  The left lower jaw of Yunnanadapis folivorus, one of six new fossil primate species found in southern China, is pictured in this undated handout photo. Xijun Ni/Chinese Academy of Sciences/Handout via Reuters
  By Will Dunham
  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A treasure trove of foss...
冰河时代现代人印象图 Stefano Ricci提供2.jpg China Daily:Research Shows DNA Dating back 45,000 Years Ago

  Interspecies sex between ancient humans and Neanderthals – a relative of our ancestors who had smaller figure and low, flat, elongated skulls like dwarfs in the in The Lord of the Rings – had given 1.6 to 1.8 percent Neanderthals' gene to every one in Europe and Asia nowadays.
  An International research te...
LiveScience:Tiny Bird Fossil Solves Big Mystery About Life After Dinosaurs

  A teeny-tiny fossilized bird skeleton is helping researchers understand the explosive rate at which birds diversified after the dinosaur age, new research shows.
  The newfound skeleton dates back to about 62.5 million to 62 million years ago, making it the oldest known modern bird specimen in North America t...
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