Researchers find earliest evidence of milk consumption

September 10, 2019 - General

Researchers have found the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption anywhere in the world in the teeth of prehistoric British farmers.

A jaw bone used in the study – from the collections of the Dorset County Museum
[Credit: Dr Sophy Charlton, University of York]The research team, led by archaeologists at the University of York, identified a milk protein called beta lactoglobulin (BLG) entombed in the mineralised dental plaque of…

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