Tag Archives: Homo floresiensis

MORE HOBBITS

April 2007

Magazine article in Science about evidence supporting the general view that Homo floresiensis is not a diseased modern human. Subscription needed to get past abstract.

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THOSE PESKY HOBBITS – HOMO SAPIENS OR NOT?

February 2007

A new research article in PNAS based on brain casts from several specimens provides further evidence against the view that these are merely microcephalic H. sapiens, and in favour of the hypothesis that they are a distinct species. BBC summary here, original PNAS article here (you or your institution may need a subscription to get past the abstract).

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