Monthly Archives: October 2013

Don’t feed the astronauts baked beans! by Andrew Ormerod in conversation with Colin Leakey

Common beans Phaseolus vulgaris are the most important grain legume for human nutrition in the world feeding around 300 million people around the world – particularly in Latin America and Africa – where they are often labelled ‘Meat of the … Continue reading

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What was the Origins of Agriculture in the Fertile Crescent Like? (2004)

How did domestication happened in the Fertile Crescent – (this may be how it started any comments constructive welcome. Understanding in this area is continuing to evolving) Supposing you were a hunter gatherer living about 14,000 years ago in Syria, … Continue reading

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