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Serving Up the Origins of the Chicken and Chili Pepper

Scientists are combining genetics and linguistics to trace the origins of these staples of the modern-day menu.

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Canine Conundrum: How Dog Became Man's Best Friend

Scientists have long debated how -- and when -- dogs first became domesticated.

dog, canine, genetics, evolution, domestic animals, friend, wolf, wolves, dogs

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