Scientists for the first time have recovered DNA from cement on hairs taken from mummified remains that date back 1,500-2,000 years. Skin cells from the scalp become encased in the cement produced […]
The world’s oldest fully manufactured ornaments are ostrich eggshell beads.
A new study by Alicia R. Ventresca Miller and team of the University of Michigan employed isotopic analyses to investigate patterns of diet and mobility in Scythian populations.
“We document this remarkable genetic continuity across changes in ceramic style. We talk about ‘pots vs. people,’ and to our knowledge, it’s just pots.”