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Research Reveals One of the Earliest Farming Sites in Europe

April 16, 2012

UC students at work on the excavation University of Cincinnati research is revealing early farming in a former wetlands region that was largely cut off from Western researchers until recently. The NSF-funded research will be presented at the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting in Memphis, Tenn. Full Story

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