The results of the "Top Ten Geological Science and Technology Advances" of the Chinese Geological Society in 2020 were announced. "The big data to recreate the history of biodiversity changes on Earth for more than 300 million years", and "The discovery of the 'Kylinxia' from the Chengjiang fauna unveiled the mystery of the origin of arthropods", which were hosted or mainly completed by NIGPAS, were selected.
Jun-xuan Fan, Shu-zhong Shen*, Douglas H. Erwin, Peter M. Sadler, Norman MacLeod, Qiu-ming Cheng, Xu-dong Hou, Jiao Yang, Xiang-dong Wang, Yue Wang, Hua Zhang, Xu Chen, Guo-xiang Li, Yi-chun Zhang, Yu-kun Shi, Dong-xun Yuan, Qing Chen, Lin-na Zhang, Chao Li, Ying-ying Zhao, 2020, A high-resolution summary of Cambrian to Early Triassic marine invertebrate biodiversity, Science, 367-6475, pp. 272-277. DOI: 10.1126/science.aax4953.
Zeng, H., Zhao, F., Niu, K., Zhu, M., Huang, D., 2020. An early Cambrian euarthropod with radiodont-like raptorial appendages. Nature, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2883-7.