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‘Ghosts’ of 2 unknown extinct human species found in modern DNA

‘Ghosts’ of 2 unknown extinct human species found in modern DNA When modern humans started emerging from Africa and spreading throughout Eurasia, they found many places already occupied by older hominins such as Neanderthals and Denisovans. As humans do, we got rather friendly with our new neighbours: evidence of that hanky panky lives on in our DNA today. But we’re also starting to find glimpses of something strange in our neighbourhoods – traces of ancient, unknown hominins that we’ve never…

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