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Previously established theories have stated that Mesopotamia was the place where humans began to transition from hunter-gatherers to farmers. However, new research brings that theory into question.
Researchers hope that a new discovery, which has major implications for understanding the world's first empire, will help to highlight the importance of protecting Syria's heritage.
A new genetic study confirms that modern domesticated cattle are descended from 80 domesticated wild oxen in the Near East over 10,500 years ago.
SEATTLE, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, a new taste sensation will hit the streets of Seattle, courtesy of the Near East brand of couscous and other flavored side dishes.
A team of archaeologists from the University of Chicagoâ€™s Oriental Institute has joined a team of Syrian colleagues in excavating a key site from the prehistoric society that formed the foundation of urban life in the ancient Middle East.
CHICAGO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Near East, the leading brand of couscous and other specialty side dishes, is helping busy, at-home chefs spice up everyday meals through a new interactive online community located at www.AroundtheWorldin5.com.
A new study from the University of Leicester has found that most men in Europe descend from the first farmers who migrated from the Near East 10,000 years ago.
New study argues climate change was not responsible for the Agricultural Revolution.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.