Human evolutionary history in Europe

This post is a presentation of various recent genetic researches that attempt to answer crucial questions about Human Evolution in Europe. Continue reading “Human evolutionary history in Europe”

Bronze Age population dynamics and the rise of dairy pastoralism on the eastern Eurasian steppe

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Jeong C, Wilkin S, Amgalantugs T, Bouwman AS, Taylor WTT, Hagan RW, Bromage S, Tsolmon S, Trachsel C, Grossmann J, Littleton J, Makarewicz CA, Krigbaum J, Burri M, Scott A, Davaasambuu G, Wright J, Irmer F, Myagmar E, Boivin N, Robbeets M, Rühli FJ, Krause J, Frohlich B, Hendy J, Warinner C. Continue reading “Bronze Age population dynamics and the rise of dairy pastoralism on the eastern Eurasian steppe”

Unusual climate during Roman times plunged Eurasia into hunger and disease

A recent study  indicates that volcanic eruptions in the mid 500s resulted in an unusually gloomy and cold period. A joint research project of the Chronology Laboratory of the Finnish Museum of Natural History and Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) suggests that the years 536 and 541-544 CE were very difficult for many people. Continue reading “Unusual climate during Roman times plunged Eurasia into hunger and disease”

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