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Scientists: Hobbit wasn’t a modern human

September 20, 2007 at 7:57 pm by xoanon  - 

Scientists: Hobbit wasn't a modern human WASHINGTON – Scientists, wringing their hands over the identity of the famed “hobbit” fossil, have found a new clue in the wrist. Since the discovery of the bones in Indonesia in 2003, researchers have wrangled over whether the find was an ancient human ancestor or simply a modern human suffering from a genetic disorder. Now, a study of the bones in the creature’s left wrist lends weight to the human ancestor theory, according to a report in Friday’s issue of the journal Science.

Scientists: Hobbit wasn’t a modern human

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