David Reich specializes in ancient DNA studies. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

What ancient DNA tells us about caste

5 min read . 16 Feb 2019
For a single strand of a human genome contains close to three billion characters. Photo: iStockphoto

We are all a genetic mosaic

5 min read . 06 Apr 2018
Yamuna Krishnan and her team are on the path to ‘uncover new functions of DNA, which go beyond its traditional role as nature’s (life’s) genetic material’.