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Real-world Hobbits ‘are a separate species’

Scientists have found more evidence that the Indonesian "Hobbit" skeletons are a new species of human and not modern pygmies as was hypothesized. The 3ft (one metre) tall, 30kg (65lbs) humans roamed the Indonesian island of Flores, perhaps up to 8,000 years ago. Since the discovery, researchers have argued vehemently as to

Neanderthals babies didn’t rotate when being birthed

Modern human babies have to rotate in order to fit their heads through the birth canal, but apparently, thanks to a reconstruction of a Neanderthal woman's pelvis, we now know that Neanderthal babies don't do the twist. The two researchers were able to refit the pieces of the pubis, ischium, and

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