Genetic study results may be a win for rats

Devouring food supplies and spreading a range of harmful viruses and bacteria, most can agree that rats wreak havoc no matter where they go. However, what has been previously unknown is the question on how rats went from wild rodent to unwanted human companion. Now, a new genetic study of brown rats from around the […]

Research shows nice pigs like bad boars

When it comes to researching the history behind how some animals became domesticated, scientists agree that the easiest way would be to travel back in time. Since this option is far from a reality, however, scientists are left to the next best thing—studying animal’s genetics.

That was exactly the focus of recently conducted research involving […]