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Ref ID: 26622
Ref Type: Journal Article
Authors: Gosling, Anne L.
Matisoo-Smith, Elizabeth A.
Title: The evolutionary history and human settlement of Australia and the Pacific
Date: 2018
Source: Current Opinion in Genetics & Development
DOI: 10.1016/j.gde.2018.06.015
Abstract: Understanding the timing and processes involved in the human settlement of Australia and the Pacific has significance for addressing some key debates relating to human origins and population expansions worldwide. Despite this, for many years, Pacific populations were seriously under-represented in genetic studies of human origins. The last 15 years, however, have seen some major genetic studies involving Australian and Pacific populations which have shed light on their origins and interactions, and the last five years have seen some major developments that are challenging long-held concepts of Pacific settlement.
Date Created: 5/8/2019
Volume: 53
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