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SEMINAR: The Shootout at the OK Corral

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Today's date is Saturday, October 24, 2020
The Shootout at the OK Corral : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Other events...
The Seminar: In supporting the hypothesis that the skeleton found at Liang Bua on the Island of Flores is an adult of a new species, the main proponent asserts that one alternative hypothesis, that it may represent the skeleton of an adult endemic cretin, is wrong. His reasoning is that the Liang Bua remains do not exhibit the various features of endemic cretinism. Is he correct? A story of ‘smoking guns’!

The Speaker: No CV can be short when the speaker has been in research for 60 years! He has published 10 papers in Nature and Science – but over 60 years that is not a great record! Further, his CV includes a number of controversies: on Australopithecines, Sexual Dimorphisms, Out-of-Africa, Brain Evolution, Bone Biomechanics, Osteoporosis, Vitamin B12 Deficiency. Is this presentation another? Is he wrong again? Not an admission that he was wrong before!
Speaker(s) Emeritus Professor Charles Oxnard, School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology, UWA
Location Room 1.81, Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Building North
Contact Debbie Hull <[email protected]> : 6488 3313
Start Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:00
End Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:00
Submitted by Debbie Hull <[email protected]>
Last Updated Wed, 05 Sep 2012 12:25
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