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The Effect of Diet Changes and The Selection of European Fatty Acid Desaturases

UC Berkeley Integrative Biologist, Rasmus Nielsen and his colleagues, published a fascinating study in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution looking at hundreds of human genomes and the relative diets. 428 more words


Sedentism and the First Villages


IN cultural anthropology, sedentism (sometimes called sedentariness; compare sedentarism) simply refers to the practice of living in one place for a long time. As of 2017 the majority of people belong to sedentary cultures.

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Path To Civilization: The Agricultural Revolution Simplified

From Foraging to Domestication

A trip down history lane reveals that all humanity was once engaged in similar activities of hunting and gathering. Yes, some many years ago depending on which history book you read, we were all hunters and gathers doing what is commonly referred to as foraging. 1,004 more words


This isn't your Flintstone's Stone Age

Here is the first of 15 short parts of an exceptional documentary on the Stone Age. Behind the Read More tag you’ll find the other 14 for your convenience as well. 40 more words