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All modern cows descended from single herd

Genetic research has show that all modern domesticated cows originated from a single herd of wild ox that lived 10,500 years ago. A team of geneticists from the National Museum of Natural History in France, the University of Mainz in Germany, and UCL in the UK excavated the bones of domestic

Prehistoric leftovers found

Nearly 8,000-year-old BBQ leftovers have been found in the Netherlands. Stone Age barbecue consumers first went for the bone marrow and then for the ribs, suggest the leftovers of an outdoor 7,700-year-old meaty feast described in the July issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science. The remains, found in the valley of