11 Apr 2017

Who are the Pacific ancestors?

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New research looking into the DNA of the earliest ancestors of Māori has confirmed that the first people to settle in the Pacific were from Asian farming groups rather than having a suspected Papuan ancestry.

This newest revelation may hold the key to future health improvements for Māori and Pacific populations.

Research: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-massey/news/article.cfm?mnarticle_uuid=B093FD07-EB7A-C525-FE9E-35A2E06AD868

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