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Open Science and Citizen Science: what does it all mean?

Published on December 5, 2018

Hello fellow scientists! Please allow me to introduce myself – I’m Charlene (I go by…

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All about ancestry: your dog’s results and what they mean

Published on October 29, 2018

We have added a new feature to our website: for dogs we have sequenced, we…

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What is a dog breed?

Published on October 2, 2018

When we think of dogs, we often think of dog breeds, from the tiny Chihuahua…

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Darwin’s Ark has launched!

Published on August 1, 2018

After years of research and discovery, the genetics and behavior teams of Darwin’s Dogs have…

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How we get information from your dogs DNA

Published on March 1, 2018

In a recent post, Michele walked you through the process we use to extract DNA…

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What is bioinformatics?

Published on December 14, 2017

Hello, Darwin’s Dogs members! It is I, our group’s staff bioinformaticist, here to answer the…

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Finding the Genes for Diseases (and Behaviors)

Published on September 16, 2017

We know that many canine diseases, from hip dysplasia to cancer, are affected by genetics….

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Share your dog’s Embark Results with Darwin’s Dogs

Published on August 23, 2017

If you have Embark results for your dog, you can share their genetic data with…

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The Epigenetics of Frisbee

Published on March 30, 2017

You and your puppy are getting ready to play with a frisbee on a warm…

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Using information on genomic history to help identify therapeutic targets

Published on March 9, 2017

You and any other person on Earth have approximately 99.9% of your DNA identical to…

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