News tagged with domestic horses

Reshaping the horse through millennia

Whole genome sequencing of modern and ancient horses unveils the genes that have been selected by humans in the process of domestication through the latest 5.500 years, but also reveals the cost of this domestication. A new ...

dateDec 15, 2014 in Evolution
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Study solves mystery of horse domestication

New research indicates that domestic horses originated in the steppes of modern-day Ukraine, southwest Russia and west Kazakhstan, mixing with local wild stocks as they spread throughout Europe and Asia. The research was ...

dateMay 07, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Genome sequence for the domestic horse unveiled

The whole genome sequence of the domestic horse has been completed by the genome-sequencing center of The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, in collaboration with an international team of researchers that includes scientists ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Biotechnology
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