Scientist on Assignment articles for Distraction

Down the Rabbit's Hole

Posted: 02 Sep 2014

Today was a day of prescribed distractions.

I started the day working on an article about domestication. While doing research for it, I got entirely fascinated by the process of domestication. I learned that dogs were domesticated from a now extinct population of Eurasian wolves tens of thousands of years ago. [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_domesticated_animals]The majority of domestic animals were tamed in the mists of prehistory.