Researchers examine the genetic makeup of dogs at animal shelters in Arizona and California and how well that matches with what breeds shelters say a dog may be.
In PNAS this week: improved blood-based nasopharyngeal carcinoma screening, ray-finned fish phylogeny, and more.
Researchers genotyped Y chromosome markers in almost 100 ancient horse DNA samples spanning 5,000 years.
Mars Petcare's genetic testing unit and Genoscoper had been collaborating since 2015 to discover new genetic health markers for companion animals.
A growing number of companies are offering canine DNA tests for breed identification, genetic disease mutations, and traits.
The consumer genomics company will expand its suite of canine genetic tests, and has relocated its headquarters from Boston to Austin.
Mitochondrial and nuclear genome sequences from straight-tusked elephants indicated they were a sister lineage to African forest elephants.
Norwegian lab BioBank will market VHL's testing products for microorganisms, animals, and plants in its home territory.
The researchers' findings could have wide-ranging implications for how the modeling tool should be used and how reliable the data from it is in biodiversity and evolution studies.
This year's Plant and Animal Genome meeting featured its first rhinoceros-centered session, including information on genome sequences for four rhino species.
Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.
In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.
India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.
A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.