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Basenji Dog Breed DNA Helps Unravel Clues About Evolution of Man’s Best Friend

An international study led by UNSW researchers has mapped one of the most intact and complete dog genomes ever generated. The genome sequence of the Basenji dog (Canis lupus familiaris) could have a big impact on the understanding of dog evolution, domestication, and canine genetic diseases. The Basenji — also known as the barkless dog ...

Troy Oakes