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Comment on "The Brain of LB1, Homo floresiensis"

Science  19 May 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5776, pp. 999
DOI: 10.1126/science.1121144

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Abstract

Endocast analysis of the brain Homo floresiensis by Falk et al. (Reports, 8 April 2005, p. 242) implies that the hominid is an insular dwarf derived from H. erectus, but its tiny cranial capacity cannot result from normal dwarfing. Consideration of more appropriate microcephalic syndromes and specimens supports the hypothesis of modern human microcephaly.

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