The April 17, 2004 edition of New Scientist magazine carried an article titled "Brute of Dragon Bone Hill [*]." In the article anatomist Noel T. Boaz and anthropologist Russell L. Ciochon described their study concerning Asian Homo erectus, devoting space to a claim regarding the thickness of the H. Erectus skull based entirely on imagination. According to this claim, skull (or cranial vault) thickness developed in response to the many head blows received by H. erectus individuals during their frequent fights. You can read our response HERE.
* Dragon Bone Hill: The location, originally known as Longgushan, where the first Peking Man fossils were discovered in 1929, to the south-west of