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Dogging It: Turning Wild Foxes into Man's Second-Best Friend

Evolutionary biologist and science historian Lee Dugatkin talks about the legendary six-decade Siberian experiment in fox domestication run by Lyudmila Trut, his co-author of a new book and Scientific American article about the research.  

April 18, 2017 — Lee Dugatkin and Steve Mirsky

Animals of a Bygone Era

In her whimsical new book, Swedish artist Maja Säfström presents a collection of remarkable extinct creatures.

April 12, 2017 — Maja Säfström

Cave Dwellers Battled Bed Bug Bites, Too

Researchers have found the earliest evidence of bugs in the Cimex genus co-habitating with humans, in Oregon's Paisley Caves. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

April 6, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Your Cat Thinks You're Cool

A study of house cats and shelter cats found that the felines actually tended to choose human company over treats or toys.  

March 29, 2017 — Karen Hopkin