Emerging news of Debbie Argue’s cladistic analysis of Homo floresiensis

According to these press reports, Debbie Argue, of the Australian National University's School of Archaeology and Anthropology, has produced a new cladistic comparison of Homo floresiensis to many other H. erectus, H. ergaster, H. habilis specimens. I read the releases, and it seems like some gracile australopithecines were also in the comparison set... at least... Continue Reading →

A cladistic analysis of 17 hominid skulls

So, I got my hands on that mouth watering Nature paper I mentioned a couple days ago. It is titled, "Cladistic analysis of continuous modularized traits provides phylogenetic signals in Homo evolution," and it is probably the biggest anthropology news of this week. I've read it and it is dense. It really shouldn't be so... Continue Reading →

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