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Research Article

Lucy's Flat Feet: The Relationship between the Ankle and Rearfoot Arching in Early Hominins

  • Jeremy M. DeSilva equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jeremy M. DeSilva, Zachary J. Throckmorton

    jdesilva@bu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Zachary J. Throckmorton equal contributor

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jeremy M. DeSilva, Zachary J. Throckmorton

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Published: December 28, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014432
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About the Authors

Jeremy M. DeSilva
Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Zachary J. Throckmorton
Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jdesilva@bu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JD ZJT. Performed the experiments: JD ZJT. Analyzed the data: JD ZJT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JD ZJT. Wrote the paper: JD ZJT.