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Europeans' Appearance Altered Over Five Millennia Of Natural Selection
2014-03-12 05:27:21

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...

European Hunter Gatherers And Farmers Mingled
2013-10-11 08:46:55

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.

Spread Of Farming And Origin Of Lactase Persistence In The Neolithic Age Revealed
2013-08-28 08:27:12

"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.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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