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Homing in on early Homo

Newly described fossils from Georgia in Eurasia and from Kenya shed more light on the earliest members of the genus Homo. These finds indicate that there was considerable variability in their size and shape.

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Figure 1: The wide range of brain sizes in early Homo.


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Lieberman, D. Homing in on early Homo. Nature 449, 291–292 (2007).

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