Famous Fox Domestication Experiment Challenged
Famous Fox Domestication Experiment Challenged
The tamed foxes, whose appearances changed with breeding, weren’t wild to begin with, say the authors of a new study.
Famous Fox Domestication Experiment Challenged
Famous Fox Domestication Experiment Challenged

The tamed foxes, whose appearances changed with breeding, weren’t wild to begin with, say the authors of a new study.

The tamed foxes, whose appearances changed with breeding, weren’t wild to begin with, say the authors of a new study.

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Deathly Displays, circa 1662–1731
Deathly Displays, circa 1662–1731
Sukanya Charuchandra | Dec 1, 2019
Frederik Ruysch’s collections blended specimens for scientific discovery with macabre art.
<em>Homo sapiens</em> Might Not Be Responsible for Neanderthal Demise
Homo sapiens Might Not Be Responsible for Neanderthal Demise
Catherine Offord | Nov 29, 2019
Researchers’ simulations suggest that small population sizes and inbreeding made Neanderthal populations vulnerable to chance fluctuations in population size.
Image of the Day: Ochre Paint
Image of the Day: Ochre Paint
Emily Makowski | Nov 26, 2019
This ancient red pigment came from underwater.
Image of the Day: Melting Ice
Image of the Day: Melting Ice
Emily Makowski | Nov 21, 2019
Warming temperatures threaten reindeer herding and the preservation of cultural artifacts in Mongolia.
Poet of the Sea, 1940s&ndash;1950s
Poet of the Sea, 1940s–1950s
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2019
Most know Rachel Carson for her work on the dangers of chemical pollutants, but the writer’s earlier prose took readers on a tour of a mysterious underwater world.
Trove of Fossils Shows Mammal Evolution after Dino Extinction
Trove of Fossils Shows Mammal Evolution after Dino Extinction
Emily Makowski | Oct 25, 2019
The site, Corral Bluffs in Colorado, also reveals how plants evolved and how ecosystems rebounded after the asteroid impact.
Wine Therapy, Middle Ages
Wine Therapy, Middle Ages
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2019
The beverage was a popular tonic and antiseptic.
Image of the Day: Prehistoric Baby Bottles
Image of the Day: Prehistoric Baby Bottles
Emily Makowski | Sep 26, 2019
Infants may have been drinking animal milk from vessels for thousands of years.
Image of the Day: Famine Victim Teeth
Image of the Day: Famine Victim Teeth
Emily Makowski | Sep 12, 2019
Dental calculus provides a look into the diets of 42 people who died during the Great Irish Famine.