Friendly Foxes

An international team of researchers has delved into the genomes of foxes that were bred for tameness or for aggressiveness to find more than a hundred genomic regions affected by that breeding, the Washington Post reports.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

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