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Dogs’ Friendly Demeanor Written in Their DNA

By | July 20, 2017

Researchers pinpoint the genes that make pooches so dang affable.

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Behavior Brief

By | June 14, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | March 25, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Domestication’s Downsides for Dogs

By | December 21, 2015

The selection of traits suitable for human companionship may have dragged along some unfavorable alleles.

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Dog Origins Disputed

By | December 17, 2015

A genomic study suggests that dogs diverged from wolves in Southeast Asia 33,000 years ago, contrary to reports placing their origins elsewhere on the continent.

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Hairy Situation for Wolves

By | November 16, 2014

Researchers find high stress hormone levels in the hair of hunted wolves in Northern Canada.

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Behavior Brief

By | June 12, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | February 13, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Wolfish Social Skills

By | December 4, 2013

According to a new study, wolves can learn from humans.

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Origin of Domestic Dogs

By | November 14, 2013

New analysis suggests that domestic dogs evolved from European wolves that interacted with human hunter-gatherers.

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