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Population boom preceded early farming in North America

University of Utah anthropologists counted the number of carbon-dated artifacts at archaeological sites and concluded that a Population Boom and scarce food explain why people in Eastern North America domesticated plants for the first time on the continent about 5,000 years ago. New research backs eastern North America plant domestication theory  [Credit: WikiCommons]"Domesticated plants and animals are part of our everyday...

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