- Genetic discontinuity between local hunter-gatherers and central Europe's first farmersB Bramanti
Institute for Anthropology, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Science 326:137-40. 2009..Together, these analyses provide persuasive evidence that the first farmers were not the descendants of local hunter-gatherers but immigrated into central Europe at the onset of the Neolithic...
- Absence of the lactase-persistence-associated allele in early Neolithic EuropeansJ Burger
Johannes Gutenberg University, Institute of Anthropology, Saarstrasse 21, D 55099 Mainz, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3736-41. 2007..We did not observe the allele most commonly associated with LP in Europeans, thus providing evidence for the culture-historical hypothesis, and indicating that LP was rare in early European farmers...