Genetics
Bubonic plague Bubonic plague left a mark on our genomes and it may have a link to disorders

A recently published paper in Nature suggests that marks of the bubonic plague can still be found in genes that are involved in the immune system

Richard Lewontin: The pioneering evolutionary biologist

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha and immunologist Satyajit Rath discuss the life and work of Richard Lewontin, the famous evolutionary biologist who busted many myths about race and genetics

The story of our ancestors

Tony Joseph’s recent book Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From settles some intriguing questions about the subcontinent’s history and the theories of various waves of migrations to India.