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Traces of two unknown archaic human species turn up in modern DNA

Evidence of two unknown, archaic human species has turned up in our DNA(Credit:sprestiges/Depositphotos) Fossils are the most reliable way we can piece together the history of humans, but some clues have been inside us all along. The human genome can tell us where we’ve come from, and it’s hiding more than a few surprises. Now

Artificial Intelligence identifies unknown human ancestor

An artificial intelligence system has identified a previously unknown human ancestor that roamed the planet tens of thousands of years ago and left a genomic footprint in Asian individuals, scientists say. By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, researchers from the University of Tartu in Estonia, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), and the Centre