Reconciling evidence from ancient and contemporary genomes: a major source for the European Neolithic within Mediterranean Europe

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Pereira, Joana B.; Costa, Marta D.; Vieira, Daniel; Pala, Maria; Bamford, Lisa; Harich, Nourdin; Cherni, Lotfi; Alshamali, Farida; Hatina, Jiři; Rychkov, Sergey; Stefanescu, Gheorghe; King, Turi; Torroni, Antonio; Soares, Pedro; Pereira, Luísa; Richards, Martin B.;
  • Publisher: The Royal Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1976, pmc: PMC5378072
  • Subject: European origins | Haplogroups | Mitogenomes | Neolithic | Late Glacial | Genetics and Genomics | Phylogeography

Important gaps remain in our understanding of the spread of farming into Europe, due partly to apparent contradictions between studies of contemporary genetic variation and ancient DNA. It seems clear that farming was introduced into central, northern, and eastern Europ... View more
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