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Hobbit's Status as a New Species Gets a Hand Up

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Science  06 Apr 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5821, pp. 34
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5821.34

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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA-- At the Paleoanthropology Society's annual meeting here last week, a postdoctoral researcher claimed that the shapes of the wrist bones of the diminutive human discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores are so primitive that the fossil cannot be Homo sapiens. (Read more.)