PSA on Melanesian, African, and European Population Genetics

PapuanPSAPeople from New Guinea and other islands in Melanesia often get confused with Africans since they have retained dark skin and tightly curled hair from the African ancestors of all modern humans. However, they actually have received less African admixture (within the last 50,000 years) than so-called “white” Europeans!

My source for this information is the EthioHelix blog article “The World at K = 2”.


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