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Reuters | Updated: 16-02-2020 02:27 IST | Created: 16-02-2020 02:27 IST
Reuters Science News Summary

Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

'Ghost' ancestors: African DNA study detects mysterious human species

Scientists examining the genomes of West Africans have detected signs that a mysterious extinct human species interbred with our own species tens of thousands of years ago in Africa, the latest evidence of humankind's complicated genetic ancestry. The study indicated that present-day West Africans trace a substantial proportion, some 2% to 19%, of their genetic ancestry to an extinct human species - what the researchers called a "ghost population."

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Workplaces post-COVID 19: Tech innovations to catalyze a remote working culture

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Diya Jalao for COVID 19: How Modi put Power Grids and power warriors at risk?

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'Diya jalao' for COVID 19: Modi needs to practice his teachings and control fake news on social media

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