"Ghost population" discovered: who are these ancient humans?

The missing link in human evolution

Stars Insider

20/02/20 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Science

Scientists recently discovered a "ghost population" of ancient humans in West Africa. These archaic humans' DNA is still part of the current genetic material in some populations. But who were they? And why only now have we become aware of these ancestors?

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