Re: News on inner ear and upright walking

Herb Huston (
3 Jul 1994 10:41:25 -0400

In article <2uq38k$>,
Pete Vincent <VINCENT@TRIUMF.CA> wrote:
}In <2uf9ev$> writes:
}` The claim has been made that the inner ear arrangment which
}` affects balance shows Homo erectus to be the first habitually
}` upright walker. Is there more information available on this,
}` and what are the implications?
}Yes, I was going to raise this but you've beat me. I heard this on the
}radio this weekend: a Dr. Wood(s?) from the UK [...]

Bernard Wood, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Liverpool. The
report by Wood and his colleagues appears in the June 23 issue of _Nature_,
which, unfortunately, has not yet appeared at my library, preventing me
from posting a more complete reference.

-- Herb Huston