This Week in Science

In Science this week, an international research team uses genome sequencing to uncover new details about ancient human migration across Asia, including how horse domestication likely spread. The scientists analyzed the genomes of 74 humans who lived between about 11,000 years and 500 years ago in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Western Asia, and compared the data to genetic information from present-day Asian populations.

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