Mixture in India

To ascertain about when the two ancestral populations of modern-day Indians — Ancestral North Indians, related to West Eurasians, and Ancestral South Indians, distantly related to Andaman Islanders — mixed, researchers from the US and India gathered genome-wide genotype data from 571 people belonging to 73 different ethno-linguistic groups from the Indian subcontinent. The researchers add that knowing the timing of mixture "has implications for understanding Indian history."

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