The debates—and diagnoses—of the tiny Flores fossils rage on.
By Laura Allen
Posted 03.21.2008 at 10:30 am 5 Comments
When there is only one skull to study and at least 65 scientists studying it, you bet there will be squabbling.
Ive been following the scientific news of the diminutive Flores hominids—the meter-high beings with brains the size of an orange—ever since the astonishing fossils were first discovered on the Indonesian island in 2004. Recently, three new papers have emerged, and now things are really getting weird.
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