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A great deal of research has been focused on the factors that have influenced the human genome since the end of the last Ice Age. An international team of scientists has analyzed ancient DNA from skeletons, finding that natural selection has had a major effect...
New DNA studies of human fossils have shed new light on the history of European populations – including the revelation that hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived together in the central part of the continent for more than 2,000 years.
"The Milk Revolution" is how the prestigious international scientific journal Nature headlines an article on the EU project LeCHE, which, after several years of highly successful research, has managed to bring to light the spread of dairy farming in Europe and the development of milk tolerance in adult humans.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.