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long-distance migrations of early Bronze Age

Context:

The evolution of the human diet is a fascinating story on its own. The inclusion of animal milk in the human diet is considered a crucial turn. Recent research yields astonishing data about the dairying of a bronze age steppe population. We'll discuss it.

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Let's Deep Dive:

The Study:

The study, based on previously found human body parts, performed a molecular analysis which uncovered a whole story. The study is conducted by a team of researchers from numerous universities and institutions across the world. This team is comprised of Shevan Wilkin from the University of Zürich, Alicia Ventresca Miller from the University of Michigan, Ricardo Fernandes from the University of Oxford, Robert Spengler from Max Planck Institute in Jena, William T.-T. Taylor from the University of Colorado, Dorcas R. Brown and David Anthony from Hartwick College in NewYork, David Reich from Harvard University in Cambridge, Douglas J. Kennett from the University of California, Brendan J. Culleton from The Pennsylvania State University, Laura Kunz and Claudia Fortes from the University of Zürich, Aleksandra Kvitova from Russian Academy of Sciences, Pavel Kuznetsov and Aleksandr Khokhlov from Samara State University of Social Sciences and Education, Andrey Epimakhov from South Ural State University, Victor F. Zaibert and Egor Kitov from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Alan K. Outram from the University of Exeter and Nicole Boivin from The University of Queensland in Brisbane.


What The Study Finds: