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Where hominid brains are concerned, size doesn't matter

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The recently-discovered Species Homo naledi may have had a pint-sized Brain, but that brain packed a big punch. New research by Ralph Holloway and colleagues - that include researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa - published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examines the imprints of the brain upon the skulls of this species, called endocasts. The research highlights the...

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