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A New Body of Evidence Fleshes Out Homo erectus

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Science  21 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5845, pp. 1664
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5845.1664

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In this week's issue of Nature, an incredibly rare trunk and limb bones of early Homo erectus suggest that the species wasn't always as tall and brainy as previous fossils had led researchers to believe.