Female mobility and exogamy as the main drivers of foreign admixture during the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age shift in Central Europe (Knipper et al. 2017)

The paper is still embargoed. I’ll update this post later today after I’ve read it. The press release is here. Who wants to bet that this is exactly what happened on the Eneolithic/Early Bronze Age steppe? Corina Knipper et al., Female exogamy and gene pool diversification at the transition from the Final Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age in central Europe, PNAS (2017). www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1706355114 See also… Corded Ware women more mobile than their men (Sjögren et al. 2016)The Bell Beaker Behemoth (Olalde et al. 2017 preprint) Source via Eurogenes Blog

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