Ancient Pee Reveals Earliest Stages of Animal Domestication

April 23, 2019


(Photo: Güneş Duru, Courtesy Aşıklı Höyük Project Archive) Researchers working on the western Section of the archeological dig at Aşıklı Höyük, Turkey. Scientists analyzed urine salts from this site to figure out when the people first began to keep sheep and goats.