JLS (jlsjlsjls) wrote,

Interesting ...

"Hobbit" fossil may be from separate human line

I shall have to do some further digging, since I'd like to see the fossils themselves, not just the computer image of the brain comparison. Hopefully the Internet shall yield piccies somewhere ... :-)

UPDATE: Google and ye shall find :p According to this one, island dwarfing IS being considered as possible explanation ... I was surprised that that known effect of island dwelling wasn't mentioned in the Globe & Mail story (it was the first thing I thought of while reading it).
Tags: news

  • Fibre things

    Still here, work still closed to the public and on 4-day weeks, though for May we've switched to closed on Mondays instead of on Fridays. I'm still…

  • Life in the great indoors

    Work has gone to a four-day work week for April (closed on Fridays) and May (closed on Mondays) and we're all encouraged to work at home whenever…

  • From the Cataloguer's Desktop

    The book notes have been piling up so I finally got 'round to posting a new title list over at catdesk … enjoy!!! This entry was…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.