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New Zealanders shed light on Madagascar’s genetic mystery

John Kerr posted in on March 22nd, 2012.

New research from a Massey University computational biologist has estimated that the island of Madagascar was settled by  just 30 Indonesian women only 1200 years ago. The finding sheds light on one of the strangest evolutionary events in human history. The people of Madagascar, off the east coast of Africa, are descended from Indonesians, quarter […]

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