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DNA Reveals Unknown Ancient Migration Into India

Genographic researchers in India uncover a previously-undetected
migration from Southeast Asia based on DNA results from more than
10,000 men. Discover the results from this intriguing study.…

The Genographic Project Turns Ten (News Watch)

Celebrate Genographic’s 10th birthday! Join the entire Genographic family to celebrate a decade of cutting-edge science, new discoveries, and giving back. Check out our top 10 highlights from the last 10 years.…

Preserving Traditional Forest Medicine for Future Generations (News Watch)

A Genographic Legacy Fund grant is supporting the documentation of the floral biodiversity and associated medical use to assure the Makira community’s wealth of local ethnobotanical knowledge is embedded in future generations.…

Using Ancient DNA to Uncover the Hidden History of Patagonia (News Watch)

Genographic Project scientists head to the southern tip of Chile to analyze dozens of ancient human skeletons to gain a better sense of the country’s earliest known settlers and our shared ancient ancestry. Learn more.…

Genographic Project Participants Help Refine Human Family Tree (News Watch)

The Genographic Project recently released the most refined evolutionary tree of the human Y chromosome, which every male inherits directly from his father.…

A Talk Over Tea: Preserving India’s Indigenous Languages (News Watch)

The daily cup of black tea is a global staple, but have you ever thought about the lives of the people who produce this ubiquitous morning beverage? In the northeastern state of Assam, India, tea laborers of the indigenous Adivasi …

Hmong Use Tech to Keep Old Traditions Alive (News Watch)

Imagine yourself in a village in the uplands of Northern Vietnam. Terraced rice fields are etched into the landscape, hugged by crisp mountain air from the high-elevation climate. Buffalo or goats from a neighboring household chew on vegetation.…

NPR’s Ted Radio Hour features the Genographic Project (NPR)

NPR’s Ted Radio Hour features the Genographic Project in today’s show on “How it All Began”. Spencer Wells reveals the Geno 2.0 results of the host and discusses “our extended African Family”.…

DNA Results from Asturias, Spain Add to the Genographic Project Human Family Tree (News Watch)

Genetic results from Asturias, Spain, or Espana Verde (Green Spain), go deeper than the delightful cidre and fabada asturiana.…

Genographic Project Research in India Looks to Add Deep Branches to Our Human Family Tree (News Watch)

The path along India’s coast is thought to be the original human migratory route from Africa. Today India is home to many distinct languages and cultures.…