Posted on November 30, 2010 by afarensis, FCD
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The team that brought us Darwinius masillae has a new paper out defending the haplorhine status Darwinius masillae. The paper is a response to Williams et al (you can read about that paper here). The paper raises an issue that I have blogged about in a previous post but the Gingerich et al paper is a good example of what Rudolf Raff was talking about. (more…)
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Posted on May 26, 2009 by afarensis, FCD
The tarsal is part of the ankel. It sits on the calcaneus and in turn articulates with the tibia (medial) and fibula (lateral). It is the main weight bearing portion of the ankle.
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Posted on May 23, 2009 by afarensis, FCD
PZ has a link to an interview with some of the Darwinius masillae hype. One comment, by Jørn Hurum, stands out:
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