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Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early Neolithic Britain

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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 trans...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41559-019-0871-9

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0000-0002-6211-2310
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Ecology and Evolution Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
5
Pages:
765-771
Publication date:
2019-04-15
Acceptance date:
2019-03-06
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EISSN:
2397-334X
ISSN:
2397-334X
Pmid:
30988490
Source identifiers:
993229
Language:
English
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pubs:993229
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uuid:c251312c-093f-4188-8bfd-411993c74eae
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pubs:993229
Deposit date:
2019-07-01

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