Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early Neolithic Britain

  title={Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early Neolithic Britain},
  author={Selina Brace and Yoan Diekmann and Thomas J. Booth and Lucy van Dorp and Zuzana Faltyskova and Nadin Rohland and Swapan Mallick and I{\~n}igo Olalde and Matthew Ferry and Megan Michel and Jonas Oppenheimer and Nasreen Broomandkhoshbacht and Kristin Stewardson and Rui Martiniano and Susan Walsh and Manfred Kayser and Sophy Charlton and Garrett Hellenthal and Ian Armit and Rick J. Schulting and Oliver E Craig and Alison Sheridan and Mike Parker Pearson and Chris B Stringer and David Reich and Mark George Thomas and Ian Barnes},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
The roles of migration, admixture and acculturation in the European transition to farming have been debated for over 100 years. Genome-wide ancient DNA studies indicate predominantly Aegean ancestry for continental Neolithic farmers, but also variable admixture with local Mesolithic hunter-gatherers. Neolithic cultures first appear in Britain circa 4000 bc, a millennium after they appeared in adjacent areas of continental Europe. The pattern and process of this delayed British Neolithic… 
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