This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, American and Indian researchers report on findings from an ancestry analysis on northern India's Kashmiri population. The team did array-based genotyping on 15 Kashmiri individuals from the Kashmir Valley, 16 Kashmiri Tibetans from Srinagar, India, and 32 Tibetan exiles in an effort to understand whether the Kashmiri population has Greek and/or Jewish ancestry, as long suspected.

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