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Language continuity despite population replacement in Remote Oceania

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Recent genomic analyses show that the earliest peoples reaching Remote Oceania-associated with Austronesian-speaking Lapita culture-were almost completely East Asian, without detectable Papuan ancestry. However, Papuan-related genetic ancestry is found across present-day Pacific populations, indicating that peoples from Near Oceania have played a significant, but largely unknown, ancestral role. Here, new genome-wide data from 19 ancient South Pacific individuals provide direct evidence of a ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41559-018-0498-2

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ORCID:
0000-0002-8206-3907
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0000-0002-2126-8116
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Sasakawa Pacific Island Nations Fund More from this funder
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Marsden Fund (Fast-Start 9011/3602128
04-U00–007
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Discover Project grant (DP160103578
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Ecology and Evolution Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
731–740
Publication date:
2018-02-27
Acceptance date:
2018-02-12
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ISSN:
2397-334X
Pmid:
29487365
Source identifiers:
828622
Language:
English
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pubs:828622
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uuid:14aefbde-25fa-4779-b314-8586d5aaf637
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pubs:828622
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2018-03-15

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