For their outstanding contributions to their fields of research, these four women scientists from Asia received 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards.
Fish paleontologist Professor Chang Meemann has won the 2018 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award
The ancestors of modern humans had features that resembled Neanderthals, according to a study of skull fragments found in China.
Researchers analyzed the wear and tear on fossilized elephant teeth to unearth the diets of these prehistoric animals.
Fossils of sheep horns found in the Himalayas support the idea that modern mountain sheep first evolved from extinct Tibetan species.
A specimen named Chongmingia zhengi, recently found in China, sheds light on the early evolution of birds.
Researchers have identified when Neanderthals and modern humans interbred, and it is tens of thousands of years earlier than previous scientific estimates.
A Homo erectus skull estimated to be between 150,000 and 412,000 years old has been uncovered in Eastern China.