Genes indicate Stone Age link between India and Australia

Genetic evidence suggests some people migrated from India to Australia roughly 4,300 years ago

By Tina Hesman Saey, 14:16 PM January 25, 2013

Genetic evidence suggests some people migrated from India to Australia roughly 4,300 years ago, about the same time that new types of stone tools and dingoes arrived on the island continent. Australia is thought to have been mostly isolated from the rest of the world between the arrival of its earliest human inhabitants about 45,000 years ago and its first European settlers during the 18th century. But a study by Mark Stoneking of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Le...

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