Deep Learning Human Evolution

This study uses the ABC approach, which is strongly influenced by simulation assumptions. So I am doubtful of the confidence expressed here, but still want to look at it more closely.

Taken together, we have an overwhelming support for the existence of a third extinct branch of the Neanderthal–Denisovan clade; considering the credible interval of the time of split between the archaic populations, a model with a trichotomy is a good consensus for Model D-H as in all the models the Xe separates from Neanderthal or Denisova at a similar time depth of Neanderthal and Denisova split (Supplementary Table 10).

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Kind of kills the single pair model of anything.

Not a genealogical pair :sunglasses:.

Yawn, so what. :sunglasses:

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