Researchers Identifies Genetic Diversity of Indian Subcontinent
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Researchers Identifies Genetic Diversity of Indian Subcontinent




Scientists from the University of Hudders field have researched migrant from different countries to evaluate their genetic diversity. The research was led by a PhD student of the university. As per the archaeo-genetic result, there is a dearth of sources behind the origin of Indian populations such as conserved skeletal remains. The scientists have confirmed that these preserved skeletons can provide ancient DNA samples.

Marina Silva one of the co- authors has instead focused on people alive in the subcontinent today. According to the scientists some genetic ancestries in south Asia are very ancient. That is not all, earliest populations were hunter-gatherers who arrived from Africa, stated that archeologists.  

Additionally further waves of settlement came from the direction of Iran, after the last Ice Age ended (10-20,000 years ago), and with the spread of early farming. Most of the earliest signatures are clearly seen in the mitochondrial DNA, which tracks the female line of decline, said the archaeologists.

Content: www.sciencedaily.com


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