original Patterson et al nature paper HERE
Saturday, August 29, 2009
This dog study is > a year old, but I only just discovered it:
Candidate genes associated with size, longevity, and behavioral stereotypes of dogs (New Scientist seems esp interested in high strung chihuahuas)
Friday, August 28, 2009
Thursday, August 27, 2009
new Science Express paper from Ostrander lab: Variation in dog coat phenotypes largely due to mutations at just 3 genes (RSPO2, FGF5, and KRT71).
This is exciting -- for several reasons!
here is an NPR snippet about the article (thanks for tip, Monica):