Chinese in India

Hans Henrich Hock hhhock at UX1.CSO.UIUC.EDU
Fri Aug 16 17:58:27 UTC 2002

 From what I understand, permission from the Chinese authorities to
take DNA samples has been difficult to get; beside, DNA tends to
degrade--even tests conducted on samples about 1000 years later yield
only very tentative results.  Hemphill's study is based on

>Excuse a non-expert question, but since they are mummies, how come there has
>been no DNA testing, or if they've done it, why is it not mentioned?
>Joanna Kirkpatrick

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