Category Archives: Farming

Neolithic European farmers came from the East?

Noteworthy from PLoS Biology, a genetics paper published yesterday adds a lot to the debate on which population established European farming, suggesting that the farmers migrating from the Near East and Anatolia established farming in Europe rather than adoption by indigenous hunter-gatherers or interbreeding. The article summary: The transition from a hunter–gatherer existence to a sedentary farming-based lifestyle has had key consequences for human groups around the world and has profoundly Read more [...]