artificial selection

How dogs can teach humans about longevity


May 14th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A Canadian research has found strong correlations between dog breeds' typical personalities, their age and their diet.Through domestication, humans unwittingly kicked off an artificial selection experiment on personality. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dogs may have not become “man’s best friend” in East Asia


August 4th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): In a new DNA study, scientists have found that domestic dogs originated from Eurasian gray wolves sometime between 15,000 and 40,000 years ago, which raises doubt on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Proteas” feel delicate balancing act getting results


December 12th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec.12 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief Gerald Majola believes that the decade-old contentious racial quota system - known as "targeted transformation" has produced the results that it was designed ... Read more...

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Mathematical model pushes back crop development by 10,000 years


September 20th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): A new mathematical model has shown how plant agriculture actually began much earlier than first thought, pushing back crop development by 10,000 years.A team led by Dr ... Read more...

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