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A Neolithic expansion, but strong genetic structure, in the independent history of New Guinea

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New Guinea shows human occupation since ~50 thousand years ago (kya), independent adoption of plant cultivation ~10kya, and great cultural and linguistic diversity today. We performed genome-wide SNP genotyping on 381 individuals from 85 language groups in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and find a sharp divide originating 10-20kya between lowland and highland groups, and a lack of non-New Guinean admixture in the former. All highlanders share ancestry within the last 10kya, with major population grow...

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10.1126/science.aan3842

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ORCID:
0000-0002-4096-9268
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SAME
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4838-7553
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Human Genetics Wt Centre
Oxford college:
Keble College
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0000-0002-4502-2209
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDM; Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7583-2886
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM; Weatherall Insti. of Molecular Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4298-1874
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American Association for the Advancement of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
Science Journal website
Volume:
357
Issue:
6356
Pages:
1160-1163
Publication date:
2017-09-15
Acceptance date:
2017-08-22
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
Pmid:
28912245
Source identifiers:
730121
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English
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uuid:a7e56d90-f6e6-49d8-ae81-2264a733d219
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pubs:730121
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2018-06-12

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