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In 2004, researchers announced the discovery of Homo floresiensis , a small relative of modern
Four scientists recall the discovery of Homo floresiensis and discuss the still-open question of its place in human evolution.
In October 2004 paleontologists announced a new human species called Homo floresiensisBy Paige Minteer The evolution of humans is the result of a number of speciation events that have built upon one another to create the modern-day human species: Homo sapiens.Skull scans suggest that the small-brained Indonesian hominid was a modern human suffering from a developmental disorder.Leading Australian archaeologist Mike Morwood, co-discoverer of the extraordinary human “hobbits,” has died. He was 62. Morwood, who passed away on July 23 from cancer, made important contributions in research areas ranging from the rock art of Australia’s Kimberly region to the seafaring capabilities of Homo erectus.Prospects of recovering ancient DNA from boosted by study on teeth.New study stirs debate over mini human speciesThe arguments over an ancient skeleton just won’t die
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