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The Headstrong Homo erectus Error IN Natural History Magazine

The February 2004 edition of the magazine Natural History carried an article called “Headstrong Hominids.” Based on a new book (1) by the anatomist Noel T. Boaz and the anthropologist Russell L. Ciochon, the article dealt with the cranial vault thickness of fossils that became known as Java Man and Peking Man and were later added to the Homo erectus …

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Discussions Concerning Early Hominids [*]

Three fossils (Orrorin tugenensis, Ardipithecus ramidus kadabba, Sahelanthropus tchadensis) discovered in the past few years have been attributed into the human evolution scenario; they have often been mentioned in some publications as discoveries that cast light on the supposed divergence of humans and chimpanzees. But these estimations are totally unrealistic in that they ignore the prejudice and the unclarity that …

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