I hardly dared to dream that, as an early Christmas present, 2017 would close with a final blow to the Out of Africa story.
Sometimes predictions are not only fulfilled but over-fulfilled.
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.