Flores Pygmies Show No Genetic Link to Mysterious Homo floresiensis

Modern pygmies living in a village near the Liang Bua cave on the Indonesian island of Flores, where fossils of the dwarfed human species Homo floresiensis were discovered in 2004, appears to have evolved short stature independently, according to new research.

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Did anyone ever think there was a link? Oh wait…I remember polygenesis now…

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