India is a patchwork of tribal and non-tribal populations that speak many different languages from various language families. Indo-European, spoken across northern and central India, and also in Pakistan and Bangladesh, has been frequently connected...
It lets them dodge the actual evidence for the Indus Valley Civilisation being pre-Vedic and early Sanskrit being the language of migrants to the subcontinent.
Razib🥥 KhanWhy Hindutva supporters love to hate the discredited Aryan Invasion Theory scroll.in/article/937043… a lot of indians are pretty offended and angered by scientists telling them about their history. i don't think they should be. but i'm told i shouldn't be policing ppls feelings...
Razib🥥 KhanThe Sintashta were swarthy brownpundits.com/2019/09/12/the… blogged this before. but pulled the sintashta samples (LOTS) and yanked out hirisplex markers. tldr; sintashta were genome-wide more 'northern european' than in their pigmentation.
in situ selection northern europe is a thing
Palaeoproteomic analysis of dental enamel from an Early Pleistocene Stephanorhinus resolves the phylogeny of Eurasian Rhinocerotidae, by enabling the reconstruction of molecular evolution beyond the limits of ancient DNA preservation.