Domestication is a 10,000-year-old process in which people found new ways to control different plants and animals to better suit human needs. Archaeologists and scientists are using genetic testing to continue to study how ancient people did this.
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Anthropology, Biology, Ecology, Genetics
The genetics of some domesticated species have changed so much that they have become different species than their wild ancestors. On the left is primitive wheat (Triticum sp.), which looks quite different from a type pf modern wheat.
Photograph by Biophoto Associates/Science Source
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May 20, 2022
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