09 September 2011
Vol 333, Issue 6048

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COVER The right forearm and hand (hand skeleton ∼12.3 centimeters long) of (Australopithecus sediba), specimen Malapa Hominin 2. Papers in this issue present a detailed look at the hands, feet, pelvis, brain endocast, and age of this hominid, which lived 2 million years ago, near the emergence of our genus, Homo. See p. 1402 Image: Peter Schmid, courtesy of Lee Berger and the University of the Witwatersrand