Travelers from India visited Australia 4,000 years ago
Published on January 25th, 2013 | by Admin0
The vast southern continent was thought to have been cut off from other populations until Europeans landed at the end of the 1700s, but the latest genetic and archaeological evidence throws that theory out.
They analysed genetic variations across the genome from Australian Aborigines to New Guineans, Southeast Asians, and Indians, including Dravidian speakers from the south.
Story: Bary Parker, AFP | Photo: Greg Wood, AFP