NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Malagasy people of Madagascar have recent African and Asian heritage, according to a new study.

Though Madagascar is about 250 miles off the coast of Africa, the origins of the Malagasy people have been a point of debate, though historical, linguistic, ethnographic, and other investigations have noted both African and Asian influences on the population.

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