By studying the DNA of people who lived in East Asia thousands of years ago, scientists are starting to untangle how the region was populated.
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~11 min
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Archaeologists have long argued over when and how people first domesticated horses. A decade ago, new techniques appeared to have provided answers – but further discoveries change the story again.
March 2, 2020 • ~10 min
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