India

New Genetic Analysis Sheds Light on Origins of Indian Castes

September 25, 2009
For as long as humans have lived in complex communities, cities and civilizations, they have divided and classified their societies. Those divisions have been based on age, gender, appearance or...
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Direct Genetic Link between Australia and India Provides New Insight into the Origins of Australian Aborigines

July 24, 2009
In 1974, scientists digging in the dry lake bed of Lake Mungo in southeastern Australia uncovered the skeleton of a man preserved in the deep layers of sand and clay....
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New Study Looks at Progress and Potential for Genomic Medicine in Developing Nations

September 18, 2008
A special supplement to Nature Reviews Genetics, published online today, details how four countries with emerging economies — Mexico, India, Thailand and South Africa — are taking steps to build...
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