China's Fabulous Feathered Dinosaurs

Monday, February 18, 2013
Room 203 (Hynes Convention Center)
Xing Xu , Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleanthropology, Beijing, China
China has been the key to solving one of the biggest questions in dinosaur science in the past 150 years: the real relationship between birds and dinosaurs. In the past 15 years, northeast China has yielded exquisitely preserved fossils of feathered dinosaurs, the likes of which have never been seen before.