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Population turnover in remote Oceania shortly after initial settlement

Abstract:

Ancient DNA from Vanuatu and Tonga dating to about 2,900–2,600 years ago (before present, BP) has revealed that the “First Remote Oceanians” associated with the Lapita archaeological culture were directly descended from the population that, beginning around 5000 BP, spread Austronesian languages from Taiwan to the Philippines, western Melanesia, and eventually Remote Oceania. Thus, ancestors of the First Remote Oceanians must have passed by the Papuan-ancestry populations they encountered in ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.cub.2018.02.051

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute More from this funder
Australian Research Council More from this funder
National Geographic Society More from this funder
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Publisher:
Cell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Biology Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
7
Pages:
1157-1165.e7
Publication date:
2018-02-28
Acceptance date:
2018-02-19
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EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
Pubs id:
pubs:828621
URN:
uri:b198cb4d-4656-417a-aa5a-a1230060bc5a
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uuid:b198cb4d-4656-417a-aa5a-a1230060bc5a
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pubs:828621

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