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Dec 15, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
All dogs alive today can trace at least some of their ancestry back to dogs that were domesticated 33,000 years ago in southern East Asia, suggests one of the most extensive ever investigations of canine DNA.
Dec 9, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The feat opens the door to gene-edited dogs, new conservation methods and more.
Dec 2, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Discovery News
The number of hunting licenses dwarfs the animal's tiny population in the wild.
Dec 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dog-jackal hybrids add to the growing body of evidence that dogs can breed with just about any type of wild canine and produce fertile offspring.
Aug 18, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Past climate change had a huge impact on the ancestors of today's canines.
May 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two modern dog breeds share DNA with a prehistoric Siberian wolf, suggesting that the ancestry of today’s dogs runs much deeper than previously thought.
Mar 11, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A politician is spinning a tale about big bad wolves, but a fact check finds that people have a greater chance of being killed by an elevator than a wolf.
Feb 5, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some of the oldest known 'dogs' have just been determined to be wolves -- so who were the first actual dogs?
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