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Ancient DNA suggests that artificial islands were party spots for the elite

A prehistoric, thatched, cone-shaped dwelling built on a platform over a lake.

A reconstructed crannog — an island settlement — on Loch Tay in Scotland. Credit: Arterra/Universal Images Group/Getty

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Nature 610, 11 (2022)



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