Horse-riding Huns & Mongols Spread Hepatitis B, Plague into the Western Eurasia and Replaced Scythians

A very cool series of three studies were published several days ago in Science and Nature that I just have to share. The punchline is ultimately how ancient DNA helps us understand how the horsemen Huns & Mongols of Eurasia supplanted sedentary Indo-European with Hepatitis B and other communicable diseases. Books like the Horse, Wheel... Continue Reading →

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