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Early living humans in Europe – Neandertals and Cro Magnons

Scientists believe there were once two types of early living humans in Europe, Neandertals and Cro Magnons. They believe we’re descended from Cro Magnons, while, about 30,000 years ago, Neandertals disappeared. Still, scientists wonder did Neandertals pass on any of their genes by mating with our ancestors? John Relethford: I think that they formed a small portion …

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Sugar cane Saccharum officinarum

Sugar cane was known by both the Greeks and Romans. It seems that sugar cane is native to India, so that sugar was once called “Indian salt.” The botanical name is Saccharum officinarum. Venice, point of embarkation of the troops, has rediscovered first the fresh powder on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean and was …

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