domestication

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Synonyms for domestication

adaptation to intimate association with human beings

the attribute of having been domesticated

accommodation to domestic life

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According to Johnson, the domestication of animals is likely to have preceded language, and itself required the prior invention of religious thinking.
The discovery of the civilization, named al-Maqar after the site's location, will challenge the theory that the domestication of animals took place 5,500 years ago in Central Asia, said Ali al-Ghabban, Vice-President of Antiquities and Museums at the Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities.
Many human infectious diseases are thought to have emerged within the last 11,000 years, following the rise of agriculture and domestication of animals.
Over 100 original photos accompany an ecological travel expedition to explore evolution and connections to the natural world, answering questions as diverse as how the domestication of animals changed the world and how tree species evolution has affected the planet.
This is largely due to the domestication of animals, as well as to animal rights movements.
But his genetics study has highlighted how, from the earliest domestication of animals 10,000 years ago, people were taken by any colour or pattern variety and encouraged it through breeding.
But back in the days before the domestication of animals, people couldn't get their calcium from a pint of milk, so make sure you eat lots of calciumpacked foods, such as fish, leafy veg and nuts.
The advent of basic language and agriculture prompted small settlements, where the domestication of animals, the use of tools and the benefit of trade saw those local settlements expand into more complex societies.
Human domestication of animals probably began with dogs about 17,000 years ago, although some experts believe the association is much older.
Increased domestication of animals helps push animal diseases into people, says Daszak.