Trepanation in Anatolia, Turkey: From the Neolithic to the Middle Ages

Trepanation is defined as the removal of a bone piece of the skull of a living individual without penetration of the underlying soft tissues. Trepanation is accepted as the oldest form of surgical operation. Continue reading “Trepanation in Anatolia, Turkey: From the Neolithic to the Middle Ages”

Ancient genomes suggest the eastern Pontic-Caspian steppe as the source of western Iron Age nomads

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Krzewińska M, Kılınç GM, Juras A, Koptekin D, Chyleński M, Nikitin AG, Shcherbakov N, Shuteleva I, Leonova T, Kraeva L, Sungatov FA, Sultanova AN, Potekhina I, Łukasik S, Krenz-Niedbała M, Dalén L, Sinika V, Jakobsson M, Storå J, Götherström A. Continue reading “Ancient genomes suggest the eastern Pontic-Caspian steppe as the source of western Iron Age nomads”

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