Monday, November 23, 2015

Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe - The New York Times

Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe - The New York Times:



"The agricultural revolution was one of the most profound events in human history, leading to the rise of modern civilization. Now, in the first study of its kind, an international team of scientists has found that after agriculture arrived in Europe 8,500 years ago, people’s DNA underwent widespread changes, altering their height, digestion, immune system and skin color."



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