New research shows same growth rate for farming, non-farming prehistoric people | EurekAlert! Science News

Prehistoric human populations of hunter-gatherers in a region of North America grew at the same rate as farming societies in Europe, according to a new radiocarbon analysis. The findings challenge the commonly held view that the advent of agriculture 10,000-12,000 years ago accelerated human population growth.

Source: New research shows same growth rate for farming, non-farming prehistoric people | EurekAlert! Science News

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