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DNA Analysis Indicates Domesticated Dogs Originated In Europe
2013-11-15 07:00:03

An extensive genetic analysis of ancient canines, modern dogs and wolves suggests that the domesticated animal now known as “man’s best friend” originated in Europe at least 18,000 years ago.

Mother Wolves Determine Pack Health
2012-10-11 15:33:17

After studying the gray wolves of Yellowstone Park for 14 years, biologists have discovered the key to raising happy, healthy, productive wolf cubs.

2012-06-12 14:17:21

Although humans and woolly mammoths co-existed for millennia, the shaggy giants disappeared from the globe between 4,000 and 10,000 years ago, and scientists couldn't explain until recently exactly how the Flinstonian behemoths went extinct.

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2010-03-18 07:20:00

Modern domestic canines, long thought to have been first domesticated in Asia or Europe, may actually trace their roots back to the Middle East, a team of scientists have discovered.

2009-11-13 13:40:44

UCLA biologists, colleagues solve mystery contemplated by Charles Darwin.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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