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Re: Club Homo



On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, Dora Smith wrote:
> I read it, after deleting most of the discussion about it- never expected
> them to have lived only 30,000 years ago.
> 
> I have a couple of questions.
> 
> First of all, how do we know their brains were small?

There is at least one skull found. Actually, that's not needed in a
way because the bodily remains are small as well.
 
> Second, has all of the dating been done from tool and fire remains found
> with them?    Could dating be done from their bones,  or soil near the
> bones?   Other remains could conceivably have been left by modern humans.
> 
> And finally, how do we know this isn't a hoax?

See

 http://www.nature.com/news/2004/041025/full/4311029a.html

for details.