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Distribution of the light skin gene in India shows an ancient, pre-agriculture coalescence with Europeans

Genetic research giving the distribution of the light skin gene on the Indian sub-continent suggests an ancient origin (upto 28,000 years ago) for the entry of this gene. The results are not inconsistent with the ancient origins of the Indian caste system being rooted in difference of race and skin colour. Continue reading

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