Radiocarbon dates show the origins of megalith graves and how they spread across Europe

How did European megalith graves arise and spread? Using radiocarbon dates from a large quantity of material, an archaeologist at the University of Gothenburg has been able to show that people in the younger Stone Age were far more mobile than previously thought, had quite advanced seafaring skills, and that there were exchanges between different parts of Europe. Continue reading “Radiocarbon dates show the origins of megalith graves and how they spread across Europe”

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Ancient mitochondrial DNA from the northern fringe of the Neolithic farming expansion in Europe sheds light on the dispersion process

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Malmström H, Linderholm A, Skoglund P, Storå J, Sjödin P, Gilbert MT, Holmlund G, Willerslev E, Jakobsson M, Lidén K, Götherström A. Continue reading “Ancient mitochondrial DNA from the northern fringe of the Neolithic farming expansion in Europe sheds light on the dispersion process”

Emerging genetic patterns of the European Neolithic: perspectives from a late Neolithic Bell Beaker burial site in Germany

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Lee EJ, Makarewicz C, Renneberg R, Harder M, Krause-Kyora B, Müller S, Ostritz S, Fehren-Schmitz L, Schreiber S, Müller J, von Wurmb-Schwark N, Nebel A. Continue reading “Emerging genetic patterns of the European Neolithic: perspectives from a late Neolithic Bell Beaker burial site in Germany”

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