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1,000-year-old clam gardens found in Canada

Two First Nations clam gardens that date back 1,000 years have been found in the Canadian Arctic. The excavation of what appears to be an ancient food storage system along the beach of Russell Island, between Fulford Harbour and Swartz Bay, is helping to cast more light on the history and

Pottery shards hint at 7,000-year-old yoghurt production

An analysis of pottery shards found in North Africa suggests that yoghurt may have been on the menu 7,000 years ago. The fermented dairy product left tell-tale traces of fat on the ceramic fragments, suggesting a way that the region’s inhabitants may have evolved to tolerate milk as adults. The same team

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