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Olives are OLD--But We Knew That, No?

Domesticated olives date back 6-8000 years ago in the Eastern Mediterranean. 
"... findings, published today (Feb. 5) in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, are based on the genetic analysis of nearly 1,900 samples from around the Mediterranean Sea. The study reveals that domesticated …

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