I reflect on the discovery from Callao Cave, Philippines, which reinforces the ability of ancient hominins to disperse across island Southeast Asia.
In past populations we should keep in mind the exceptional ability of humans to adapt to new circumstances.
A reminiscence from Emanuel "Wahyu" Saptomo sheds light on the discovery and reaction to Homo floresiensis.
Gerrit van den Bergh and coworkers describe dental remains and a jaw from Mata Menge, 700,000 years ago.
Further study of the “hobbit” site shows that the stratigraphy was more complicated than assumed back in 2004, with skeletal remains much earlier than originally published.
The discovery of a small metatarsal from more than 67,000 years ago in the Philippines may reflect habitation prior to the arrival of modern people.
A close look at the idea that most of the brain is superfluous space, with a review of people who get by with extraordinarily small brain mass.
I answer questions about whether the small hominin is a dwarfed descendant of Homo erectus or something else.