This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Ecology & Evolution, an international research team reports the discovery of genomic regions associated with tameness and aggressiveness in foxes. In their study, the scientists focused on red foxes — which have long been bred in captivity — sequencing the genomes of animals that had been bred for either friendliness or aggressiveness toward humans, and a population that had not been selected for any particular behavior.

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