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2015-05-21 11:55:36

Have dogs been man's best friend for 40,000 years? New research suggests that domestication took place way earlier than previously thought.

Ancient Canine Remains Closer To Domesticated Dogs Than Wolves
2013-03-07 11:53:50

A genetic analysis has shown that a 33,000-year-old canine skull found in Siberia is more closely related to today’s domestic dogs than wolves.

Cross-breeding Has Muddled Genetic Link Between Modern And Ancient Dogs
2012-05-22 09:22:43

The breeding of domestic dogs over thousands of years has made it extremely difficult to trace the genetic roots of man’s best friend, according to a new study led by researchers at Durham University in the U.K.

Image 1 - Ancient Dog Domestication Happened In Multiple Places, Researchers Claim
2012-01-24 04:42:39

An ancient canine skull unearthed in the mountains of Siberia suggests that modern domesticated dogs may have originated for multiple ancestors in various geographic locations rather than as the result of a single event in a single culture.

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2011-02-26 08:19:41

NSF-supported researchers map the genetic origins of “village" dogs on five continents.

2009-08-04 17:51:06

African village dogs' lineage can be traced to an ancestral pool of indigenous dogs, a Cornell University-led genetic analysis suggests. The study of hundreds of semi-feral dogs indicated most village dogs from most African regions were genetically different from non-native breeds and mixed-breed dogs, the university said Tuesday in a news release. The study, published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offered insight into the poorly understood history of...

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2009-08-04 13:10:00

Researchers are now questioning the idea that the domestic dog originated in East Asia.


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