Horse domestication history in the Americas reshaped by study

ABC News March 1, 2024, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: An international group of researchers, including Native American elders, has reshaped the history of horse domestication in the Americas. Their study, published in Science, blends traditional knowledge with advanced genomics and archaeological data. The research confirms that horses evolved in the Americas, contradicting previous beliefs. The study's seismic findings open new research possibilities and highlight the importance of listening to traditional perspectives. The team plans to honor a deceased co-author by supporting Native American students in related fields.

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