The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs
When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Humans Are Now Causing Species to Artificially Evolve
Extinction isn't the only end game.
Dogs May Have Been Domesticated Twice
Such genome. So archaeology. Wow.
Ancient Chinese Bones Help Explain Why Cats Like Us
Bone fragments illuminate an early era of cat domestication.
The Debate Over Dogs' Origins Just Got Even More Complicated
Prevailing theory holds that the long and convoluted trajectory of dogs traces back to East Asia. New research says it's Europe. So, which is it?
Prehistoric Siberian Skull Suggests Dogs are Man's Oldest Friend
Anyone who's had their shoes eaten might not think dogs are really man's best friend, but they're possibly the oldest. A dog skull newly discovered in a Siberian cave is 33,000 years old, and is one of the oldest examples of human domestication of...