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Large Brains Not Required? Third And Smallest Skull Of "First Eurasians" Reported In Science

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July 5, 2002
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American Association For The Advancement Of Science
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The skull and jawbone of a small, lightly-built individual, discovered at an archeological site in Dmanisi, Georgia, may call into question the prevailing idea that larger brain size was behind the migration of human ancestors out of Africa. An international research team describes their find in the journal Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The skull and jawbone of a small, lightly-built individual, discovered at an archeological site in Dmanisi, Georgia, may call into question the prevailing idea that larger brain size was behind the migration of human ancestors out of Africa. An international research team describes their find in the journal Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


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American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Large Brains Not Required? Third And Smallest Skull Of "First Eurasians" Reported In Science." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 5 July 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/07/020705090840.htm>.
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. (2002, July 5). Large Brains Not Required? Third And Smallest Skull Of "First Eurasians" Reported In Science. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/07/020705090840.htm
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Large Brains Not Required? Third And Smallest Skull Of "First Eurasians" Reported In Science." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/07/020705090840.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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