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Washington University in St. Louis

Disciplines Come Together to Understand Domestication

Caption: Washington University biologist Ken Olsen, who studies the genetic basis of evolution in plants, and archeologist Fiona Marshall, whose research focuses on animal domestication in Africa, enjoy an interdisciplinary chat. Both contributed to a special issue of PNAS on the modern understanding of domestication.

Credit: Sid Hastings/WUSTL Photo Services

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