Alternative Search Engine

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/apr/15/study-aegean-farmers-replaced-hunters-of-ancient-b/
See More From: washingtontimes.com   ( )

Apr 15, 2019 11:02 AM 5+ day ago

Scientists examining samples of ancient remains dating as far back as 8500 BC found the dark-skinned foragers who had inhabited the British Isles since the last Ice Age left comparatively little trace in the genetic record after the transition to farming, suggesting there wasn't much interbreeding with the newcomers who arrived around 4000 BC.

By contrast, the same Aegean migrants mixed extensively with local populations when they introduced farming to continental Europe about 1,000 years earlier, according to previous DNA studies.

"It is difficult to say why this is, but it may be that those last British hunter-gatherers were relatively few in number," said Mark G. Thomas, a professor of evolutionary genetics at University College London who co-wrote the study. "Even if these two populations had mixed completely, the ability of adept continental farmers and their descendants to maintain larger population sizes would ...

Read More

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

abcnews.go.com     5+ day ago

Scientists say a wave of migrants from what is now Greece and Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago and virtually replaced the existing hunter-gatherer population A wave of migrants from wha...

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

yahoo.com     5+ day ago

Scientists examining samples of ancient remains dating as far back as 8500 BC found the dark-skinned foragers who had inhabited the British Isles since the last Ice Age left comparatively little trace...

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

phys.org     5+ day ago

A wave of migrants from what is now Greece and Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago and virtually replaced the existing hunter-gatherer population, according to a study p...

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

federalnewsnetwork.com     5+ day ago

A study published Monday in the journal Nature argues that genetic samples of ancient remains show there was little interbreeding between the newcomers and the darker-skinned foragers who had inhabite...

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

foxnews.com     5+ day ago

BERLIN - Scientists say a wave of migrants from what is now Greece and Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago and virtually replaced the existing hunter-gatherer population. A study published...

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

seattletimes.com     5+ day ago

Scientists examining samples of ancient remains dating as far back as 8500 BC found the dark-skinned foragers who had inhabited the British Isles since the last Ice Age left comparatively little trace...

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

Study: Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain

macon.com     5+ day ago

A wave of migrants from what is now Greece and Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago and virtually replaced the existing hunter-gatherer population, according to a study p...

Aegean farmers replaced hunter-gatherers of ancient Britain 6,000 years ago: study

Aegean farmers replaced hunter-gatherers of ancient Britain 6,000 years ago: study

japantimes.co.jp     5+ day ago

BERLIN - A wave of migrants from what is now Greece and Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago and virtually replaced the existing hunter-gatherer population, according to ...

Archaeology: Ancient Clovis hunters drawn to Ohio flint

dispatch.com     9+ mon ago

Sunday Jul 1, 2018 at 5:00 AM Archaeologists disagree on when the first humans arrived in America, but we all pretty much agree that the Clovis culture represents the ...

Indiana farmers uncover ancient mastodon bones

nypost.com     2+ day ago

Workers installing a new sewer on an Indiana farm made a mammoth discovery this week -- 13,000-year-old mastodon bones. The Schepman family of Seymour first thought cow or chicken remains had been fo...

Indiana farmers uncover ancient mastodon bones

Indiana farmers uncover ancient mastodon bones

foxnews.com     1+ day ago

Workers installing a new sewer on an Indiana farm made a mammoth discovery this week -- 13,000-year-old mastodon bones. The Schepman family of Seymour first thought cow or chicken...

SS Great Britain mast replaced in Bristol

bbc.com     6+ mon ago

A new topmast has been fitted to Isambard Kingdom Brunel's famous steam ship the SS Great Britain, after the old one became rotten. Engineers removed the old top section of the front mast before cran...

Cumbria?s farmers fear return of ancient enemy ? enclosures

theguardian.com     7+ mon ago

A view from the Pennine Way of Murton Pike in the Eden Valley, Cumbria. Photograph: Alamy William Patterson should be out with his flock, separating the lambs fro...

Dog gone: European canines replaced New World's ancient breeds

yahoo.com     9+ mon ago

Dog gone: European canines replaced New World's ancient breeds More Washington (AFP) - Native dogs across North America all but disappeared as a result of Europeans arriving in the Western Hemisphere ...

International study suggest ancient globalization

sciencedaily.com     7+ mon ago

Summary: Using energy consumption as a measure, a team of international scientists has found that ancient civilizations engaged in globalization more than previously believ...

Houston wildlife study reveals ancient denizen of bayous

Houston wildlife study reveals 'ancient' denizen of bayous

sfgate.com     4+ mon ago

Earthquake alert in Oakland jangles no one's nerves. It was Burning Man organizers blast 'unreasonable' environmental impact Cofer on the minds of Florida State teammates at Swee...

Houston wildlife study reveals 'ancient' denizen of bayous

washingtontimes.com     4+ mon ago

By MOLLY GLENTZER - Associated Press - Friday, November 30, 2018 The alligator snapping turtle held menace enough in its massive, gaping jaws, which ended in a sharp beak poised like the fangs of an ...

International study suggest ancient globalization

eurekalert.org     7+ mon ago

University of Central Florida Print E-Mail IMAGE: Professor Baggio co-authored a study that used energy consumption as a way to look at civilizations. The archaeological research ...

Houston wildlife study reveals ancient denizen of bayous

Houston wildlife study reveals 'ancient' denizen of bayous

wral.com     4+ mon ago

Editorial: Sen. Burr's big job -- expose and stop Russian meddling in U.S. elections Consumer Reports: The best headphones for your style, budget Recall: Refrigerated, natural do...

Houston wildlife study reveals ancient denizen of bayous

Houston wildlife study reveals 'ancient' denizen of bayous

chron.com     4+ mon ago

McDermott signs lease to build manufacturing plant in Saudi If you feel the address you entered is correct you can contact us, mentioning the error message received and the item y...

Study examines the ancient roots of team sports

upi.com     9+ mon ago

Study examines the ancient roots of team sports Early forms of sport may have offered hunter-gatherers the opportunity to learn and perfect fighting and teamwork skills and strategies used in battle. ...

Stonehenge exhibit shows relations of ancient Britain and Europe

bbc.co.uk     6+ mon ago

Our ancient British ancestors have been "making and breaking relationships with continental Europe" for thousands of years, a new exhibition will show. Organisers say it highlights how there were dif...

Stonehenge exhibit shows relations of ancient Britain and Europe

bbc.com     6+ mon ago

Our ancient British ancestors have been "making and breaking relationships with continental Europe" for thousands of years, a new exhibition will show. Organisers say it highlights how there were dif...

Malfunctioning Machine Replaced at New Britain Polling Site

nbcconnecticut.com     8+ mon ago

Malfunctioning Machine Replaced at New Britain Polling Site Published 8 minutes ago Email Copy ...

Study sheds light on the attitudes of North Dakota deer hunters

Study sheds light on the attitudes of North Dakota deer hunters

grandforksherald.com     1+ mon ago

...

Ancient plague may have wiped out European farmers

Ancient plague may have wiped out European farmers

cnn.com     4+ mon ago

The remains of a 20-year-old woman who might have been killed by the first plague pandemic. Between 5,000 and 6,000 years ago, Neolithic farming communities in Europe dramatically...

Neolithic discovery: why Orkney is the centre of ancient Britain

theguardian.com     8+ mon ago

Circle of life: the Ring of Brodgar a stone circle, or henge is a World Heritage Site. Photograph: Adam Stanford Drive west from Orkney's capital, Kirkwall, and then head north on the narrow...

Ancient Connection Between Britain and France Revealed

msn.com     7+ mon ago

Ancient Connection Between Britain and France Revealed Aristos Georgiou Now, a study published in the journal Nature Communicatio...

Study REVEALS Migrants Replaced European Population 4,500 Years Ago

Study REVEALS Migrants Replaced European Population 4,500 Years Ago

sputniknews.com     1+ mon ago

Previous findings suggested that Iberia - the territory of modern-day Spain and Portugal - was relatively warm between 18,000 and 24,000 years ago, luring animals and people retrea...

Ancient pollen study hints at dire future

dailymail.co.uk     7+ mon ago

Updated: 22:12 EDT, 30 August 2018 Scientists studying ancient pollen have found that Australia can expect massive vegetation changes over the next 150 years ...

Ancient pollen study hints at dire future

news.com.au     7+ mon ago

Ancient pollen study hints at dire future Australia can expect rapid and dramatic vegetation change within two or three generations if temperatures rise at predicted levels, scientists...

Greeks mourn "hero of Aegean" who saved thousands of...

dailymail.co.uk     6+ mon ago

ATHENS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Greeks mourned on Wednesday "the hero of the Aegean" who is credited with having rescued more than 5,000 refugees fleeing in small rubber boats across the sea at the height ...

Ancient plague helped determine genetics of the modern European, study says

Ancient plague helped determine genetics of the modern European, study says

wral.com     4+ mon ago

(CNN) -- The fearsome disease known as the plague might help explain a mystery that has puzzled scientists for years. Between 5,000 and 6,000 years ago, Neolithic farming communit...

New study probes the ancient past of a body plan code

eurekalert.org     6+ mon ago

...

Ancient plague helped determine genetics of the modern European, study says

wfmz.com     4+ mon ago

Ancient plague helped determine genetics of the modern European, study says Copyright 2018 CNN Longevity is mostly decided by lifestyle, with less than 10% down to DNA, according to the study, publis...

Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
Sarah Huckabee Sanders  wilder Atlantic route  University College London  Aegean farmers  intelligence Pete Buttigieg  Atlantic coast  population turnovers  megalithic structures  Northwestern Europe  pigmentation levels  Evolutionary Biology  Stone Age  Cheddar Man  farming populations  President Trump  Joe Biden  California Democrat  House Democrats  Congress aren  identity crisis  Mike Pence  Ilhan Omar  Chelsea Manning  dispersal route  Ice Age  Aegean migrants  DNA studies  Mark G  United States  English Channel  British Isles  
**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.