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Are we related to newly-discovered earliest humans?

12 July 2019

Professor Mark Thomas (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) discusses why it is hard to prove whether or not the small population of early humans who left Africa before the great migration, 100,000 years ago, then went on to “contribute to people alive today”.

Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Inside Science’ (from 11 mins 01 secs)