New twist in Hobbit-human debate

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Mar 6, 2008 (BBC NEWS) — /SNIP/ In 2004, international researchers announced the discovery of the ancient remains in the Liang Bua Cave. There has been debate since then over whether the bones are from diseased humans or a new human “cousin”. The latest theory, published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, claims the Hobbits were true humans, but did not grow to normal size because of environmental factors. Full Report