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RE: New Homo Species



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Danvarner@aol.com
>
> npharris@umich.edu (Nick Pharris) writes:
>     
> << If this weren't October, I'd have thought this was an April Fools' joke. >>
> 
>        AOL News is calling it "The Fossil Find Of The Century", but they may 
> be jumping the gun a tad. DV

Well, to be fair, this is big stuff for paleoanthropology. And it is a new 
century and all... :-)

Incidentally, most of the relevant papers can be found for free at:
http://www.nature.com/news/specials/flores/index.html


> PS I never thought I'd live to see images of the 
> surface of Titan.

Oh, my!  I agree wholeheartedly!!


> Is this a great time or what?

Indeed!!!



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