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Yinghong Cheng

Delaware State University

Yinghong Cheng, a professor of history at Delaware State University, USA, is the author of "Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities" and many research articles published in "The Journal of Asian Studies," "The China Quarterly," "Modern Asian Studies," and the "Journal of World History."

Articles by Yinghong Cheng

Population & Society

DNA and the Globalization of Humanity

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Two questions that have occupied the human mind since the beginning of civilization are “Who am I?” and “Where did I come from?” Today, with just a swab of saliva, millions of people worldwide have been able to take a peek into their genetic past, thanks to DNA testing. In most cases, such testing reveals a complex global and regional circulation of bloodlines.