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Frequently asked questions about the site

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Why do you use that huuuuge font? I'm trying to find your e-mail address, but it doesn't seem to be anywhere. Are you trying to mess with my mind? I have a ...

What restrained the chimpanzees?

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Working on a paper about early hominid lineage diversity, Milford [Wolpoff] has pointed out a sticking point in consideration of niche breadth in early homin...

Is Liang Bua pathological? Update

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Note: I wrote this post in 2004, just after the publications describing the LB1 skeleton and its context came out in Nature. My first post on the discovery c...

Australopithecus anamensis: overview

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Note: I wrote this post in 2004. Much additional evidence about Au. anamensis has come to light since that time. Later posts present more up-to-date informat...