Human Evolution
Human DNA history Largest ever human family tree constructed, eases search for ancestry and migration

Researchers have used genetics to create the largest ever family tree, thus making it possible to find out our distant ancestors and where they lived, along with their relationships to those alive today

Ghost Population’ of archaic humans. ‘Ghost population’ of archaic humans found in modern day genes of people in West Africa

A new study published in Science Advances has found that in a few populations in West Africa, like the Yoruba of Nigeria and the Mende of Sierra Leone, some of their DNA contained variants that are not found in other living human populations.