One of the most debated developments in human history is the transition from hunter‑gatherer to agricultural societies. This week's edition of Science presents the genetic findings of a Swedish‑Danish research team, which show that agriculture spread to Northern Europe via migration from Southern Europe.
- Genes shed light on spread of agriculture in Stone Age EuropeThu, 26 Apr 2012, 16:27:50 EDT
- Europe's first farmers replaced their Stone Age hunter-gatherer forerunnersThu, 3 Sep 2009, 16:18:12 EDT
- Ancient cooking pots reveal gradual transition to agricultureMon, 24 Oct 2011, 17:35:00 EDT
- An impossible coexistence: Transgenic and organic agricultureMon, 30 Jun 2008, 12:14:47 EDT
- Ancient DNA reveals Europe's dynamic genetic historyTue, 23 Apr 2013, 16:25:52 EDT