June 12, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
April 2, 2014|
Once thought to be feral dogs, dingoes are actually a separate taxon from their domesticated relatives.
February 20, 2014|
Researchers use comparative neuroimaging to study the dog’s auditory cortex.
February 19, 2014|
Dogs can suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder just like some humans do, and now researchers have identified a genetic basis for their spastic behavior.
January 17, 2014|
Yet another genetic study of modern canines, both wild and domestic, supports the notion that humans domesticated dogs before growing crops.
October 1, 2013|
Dogs are proving to be more in tune to human communication than any other animal, but how much they really understand about people’s intentions is up for debate.
May 16, 2013|
A sequencing study suggests that some genes have evolved in parallel in humans and their canine companions, likely as a result of shared selection pressures.
January 23, 2013|
As wolves became domesticated, their genes adapted to a starch-rich diet of human leftovers.
July 3, 2012|
Mice become immune to a virus associated with childhood asthma when exposed to dust from homes that have dogs.