From Science magazine news Hobbit Redux? article:
Paleoanthropologist Lee Berger of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg discovered the bones while on vacation in Palau in 2006. (His wife had deliberately chosen a remote, young island because it was unlikely to have fossils on it).
Looks like my Genetics article was overdue for a “good article” rating. I think I’ll work towards getting a featured article rating, the GA reviewer encouraged me to do this…
The double-blossom article was in the Did you know section of the front page for seven hours yesterday morning. It got the top spot, with the pretty double impatiens photo.
… that double-flowered mutants (pictured) were first documented over two thousand years ago by Theophrastus and are found in many popular flower varieties — including carnations, camellias, and most roses?
I made this new wikipedia article in the last couple days and have submitted it to the Did you know
project for display on the main page.