Ancient DNA Links Early Farmers to Basques

The Basques are not direct descendants from hunter-gatherers of 10,000 years ago; instead, they have more recent genetic links to early Iberian farmers, according to a study of ancient DNA from eight people who lived in Europe 3,500 to 5,500 years ago. The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition is an important period in the prehistory of Europe since [...] —> Read More