Major discoveries in paleoanthropology that have made 2017 a kind of annus horribilis for the established scientific consensus on human evolution.
The bump was originally discovered by the celebrated British sculptor Thomas Woolner, who informed Charles Darwin about it.
Dubious procedures like these would be unthinkable in other natural sciences, such as physics.
It looks like 2017 could become some kind of genuine annus horribilis for the established scientific consensus on human evolution.
Independent groups of researchers (e.g., Hössjer et al. 2016), more or less skeptical of common ancestry, have suggested the alternative model of initial heterozygotic diversity.