Disgusting as it might be nowadays, but there is a possibility of Europeans back 5,000 years ago eating rodents.
Skeleton remains excavated from an Anatolia fossil site known as Kumptepe reveal more about the transition humans made from a hunter-gather lifestyle to organized farming 8,000 years ago.
The Bronze Age was a significant era in Earth's early history, but how did it change Europe? New DNA analyses from the bones of early Europeans have attempted to answer just that question, showing that the demographic structure of present-day Europe and Asia is the result of widespread population migrations, and subsequent cultural changes that occurred during the Bronze Age.
It has long been suggested that our impact on the planet is so substantial that it grants its own new geological epoch - known as the Anthropocene. While the beginning of this new era has been heatedly debated, one group of scientists believes it has finally pinpointed the exact date of when humans began to dominate the Earth.