Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia.
A map showing where the ancestors of modern humans appear to have met and mixed
with archaic hominins [Credit: University of Adelaide]While two of the archaic groups are currently known – the Neanderthals and their sister group the Denisovans from Asia ¬- the…
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