Early evidence of dairying discovered

Findings pinpoint when early humans began utilizing milk and creating dairy products such as yogurt and cheese.

A team of scientists and archaeologists have discovered widespread evidence of prehistoric milk production in southern Europe.

The study, a collaboration between the University of York, the University of Bristol, and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, uncovered evidence that humans have been utilizing milk and dairy products across the northern Mediterranean region from the onset of agriculture about 9,000 years ago.

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