News FocusTHIRD INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BIOMOLECULAR ARCHAEOLOGY

Trail of Mare's Milk Leads to First Tamed Horses

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Science  17 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5900, pp. 368
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5900.368a

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Traces of ancient mares' milk may indicate that horse domestication began 1500 years earlier than previously believed, according to research presented at the Third International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology.