Saturday, August 29, 2009

Dog Genetics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/08/090827141336.htm">Why Obama's Dog Has Curly Hair
ScienceDaily (2009-08-28) -- Researchers used data from Portuguese water dogs -- the breed of President Barack Obama's dog Bo -- to help find a gene that gives some dogs curly hair and others long, wavy hair. Variations in only three genes account for the seven major types of coat seen in purebred dogs. ... > http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/08/090827141336.htm">read full article