Virtual Harappans to come alive (The Hindu, India)

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Using the DNA to be extracted from the four full-sized skeletons excavated from a Harappan site at Rakhigarhi in Haryana and a novel software developed in South Korea, archaeologists of the Deccan College Postgraduate and Research Institute, Pune, are confident of projecting, in a few months, how the Harappans looked like 4,500 years ago — their build, the colour of their skin or hair, their facial features and so on.

Period3 May 2015

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  • TitleVirtual Harappans to come alive (The Hindu, India)
    Media name/outletThe Hindu
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIndia
    Date3/05/15
    DescriptionUsing the DNA to be extracted from the four full-sized skeletons excavated from a Harappan site at Rakhigarhi in Haryana and a novel software developed in South Korea, archaeologists of the Deccan College Postgraduate and Research Institute, Pune, are confident of projecting, in a few months, how the Harappans looked like 4,500 years ago — their build, the colour of their skin or hair, their facial features and so on.
    URLhttps://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/virtual-harappans-to-come-alive/article7165745.ece
    PersonsDong Hoon Shin