The diminutive hominin Homo floresiensis, first described in Nature in 2004, lived on the island of Flores in Indonesia until about 14,000 years ago. The cover shows the partial skeleton of the type specimen, LB1, which preserves enough material to permit partial assembly of the foot, as reported this week by Jungers et al.
- The foot of Homo floresiensis (Letter p81, doi: 10.1038/nature07989)
- Insular dwarfism in hippos and a model for brain size reduction in Homo floresiensis (Letter p85, doi: 10.1038/nature07922)
- Palaeoanthropology: Homo floresiensis from head to toe (News & Views p41, doi: 10.1038/459041a)
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