Disciplines Come Together to Understand Domestication (image) Washington University in St. Louis Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.