Neolithic Farming Communities Exploited Bee Products at least 8,500 Years Ago

Bee products were exploited continuously at least from the seventh millennium BC, according to a multinational team of scientists led by University of Bristol scientist Dr Mélanie Roffet-Salque. The team analyzed chemical components on more than 6,000 samples of prehistoric pottery from more than 150 Old World archaeological sites. The distinctive chemical signature of beeswax [...] —> Read More