Origins and Genetic Legacy of Neolithic Farmers and Hunter-Gatherers in Europe

  title={Origins and Genetic Legacy of Neolithic Farmers and Hunter-Gatherers in Europe},
  author={Pontus Skoglund and Helena Malmstr{\"o}m and Maanasa Raghavan and Jan Stor{\aa} and Per Hall and Eske Willerslev and M. Thomas P. Gilbert and Anders G{\"o}therstr{\"o}m and Mattias Jakobsson},
  pages={466 - 469}
Farmer Displaced European Hunters Our understanding of prehistoric demography and human evolution has been improved by analysis of ancient DNA. Skoglund et al. (p. 466) describe the retrieval and analysis of genomic DNA from ancient (~5000-year-old) northern European Neolithic individuals within modern Sweden. These include three hunter-gatherers from the Pitted Ware Culture horizon and one farmer ascribed to the Mid-Neolithic North-Central TRB culture. The hunter-gatherers displayed a distinct… 

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