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First significant expansion of human population happened 60,000 yrs ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 15:09

The dispersal and expansion of Neolithic culture from the Middle East has recently been associated with the distribution of human genetic markers.

China-US scientists sequence Mongolian genome

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 19:25

The sequencing and drafting of the genome was published Thursday in the science journal PLoS Genetics.

American dogs have Asian origins

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 21:41

A new genetic analysis of hundreds of American dog breeds has found that the native canines` ancient roots trace back to Asia.

Gene study reveals Europeans are one big family

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 11:20

A modern-day person living in the United Kingdom shares ancestors with people across the Europe, according to a new study of the DNA of people from across the continent.

`Native Americans descend from 3 key migrations`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 19:35

An international team of scientists has found that Native American populations — from Canada to the southern tip of Chile — arose from at least three migrations.

Chimps show greater genetic diversity than humans

Last Updated: Monday, March 05, 2012, 15:43

Groups of chimpanzees within central Africa are more different genetically than humans living on different continents, a study has found.

50 per cent of Britons `are Germans`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 14:55

Believe it or not, around 50 per cent of Britons have German blood coursing through their veins, say geneticists.

J&K CM inaugurates Institute of Human Genetics

Last Updated: Monday, February 28, 2011, 23:13

Terming it as a landmark, J&K CM Omar Abdullah inaugurated the Institute of Human Genetics in Jammu University.

Julia looks good due to her genetics

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 17:08

Julia manages to look glamorous because of her genetic inheritance.