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Mitochondrial DNA and the origins of the domestic horse
The place and date of the domestication of the horse has long been a matter for debate among archaeologists. To determine whether horses were domesticated from one or several ancestral horseExpand
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Botai and the Origins of Horse Domestication
Abstract This paper explores some issues related to the origins of horse domestication. First, it focuses on methodological problems relevant to existing work. Then, ethnoarchaeological andExpand
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Nutrient limitation of phytoplankton production in Alaskan Arctic foothill lakes
We used 54 enrichment bioassays to assess nutrient limitation (N, P) of 14C uptake by natural phytoplankton assemblages in 39 lakes and ponds in the Arctic Foothills region of Alaska. Our purpose wasExpand
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Investigating the origins of horse domestication.
  • M. Levine
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Equine veterinary journal. Supplement
  • 10 June 2010
Before the development of firearms, the horse was crucial to warfare and, before the invention of the steam engine, it was the fastest and most reliable form of land transport. It is crucial to theExpand
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Domestication and early history of the horse
Before the development of firearms, the horse wascrucial to warfare and before the invention of thesteamengine,itwasthefastestandmostreliableformof land transport. Today its importance hasExpand
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Abnormal thoracic vertebrae and the evolution of horse husbandry
The question of the origin and evolution of horse husbandry is one of the most interesting and most disputed problems in history. This paper uses palaeopathology to explore this problem. Samples ofExpand
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Prehistoric steppe adaptation and the horse
Focusing on central Eurasian archaeology: east meets west (Marsha Levine) Steppe and forest-steppe belt of Eurasia: Holocene environmental history (Konstantin V Kremenetski) Green grows the steppe:Expand
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Preliminary Investigation of Morphological Differences Between Ten Breeds of Horses Suggests Selection for Paedomorphosis
Paedomorphosis is the retention of juvenile morphology at maturity and is important in generating evolutionary change in domestic species and species in the wild. When comparing dogs with the wolf,Expand
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Origins of the domestic horse
In their recent article, Warmuth et al. (1) have misrepresented our 2002 publication (Jansen et al.) (2) on horse origins. We had in fact proposed the same scenario as they do now: an originalExpand
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Paedomorphosis: a novel explanation of physical and behavioural differences in horses?
Breeds and types of horses are generally acknowledged but their classification often lacks scientific rigour. Paedomorphosis, the retention of juvenile morphology at maturity, is important inExpand
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