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    High mortality, absence of physical trauma in the Bronze Age steppe

    I think the authors sought to address Anthony's idea of endemic warfare in the steppe, which made those cultures become expanionist and militaristic. It seems that this wasn't the case.
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    High mortality, absence of physical trauma in the Bronze Age steppe

    found on: indo-european.eu The adaptation to fast life histories as the authors call it is interesting considering what we know of the DNA of the steppe cultures. Fertility was very high, and adolescent women (10-14) seem to be quite frequent among the dead. The authors suggest that this is...
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    Decline of genetic diversity in ancient domestic stallions in Europe

    Abstract: This is very interesting, as it clearly suggests that horses were domesticated by various cultures of the Neolithic. The earliest domestic horses came from northern Anatolia (2700-2200 B.C.E.), followed by Portuguese Zambujal culture whose population seems to have domesticated horses...
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