William L. Jungers

May. 08, 2009

The Hobbit Debate

Are the 'hobbit bones' found in an Indonesian cave from a different species, or from modern humans suffering from bone deformations?

hobbit, hominid, hominin, human ancestors, anthropology

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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