Dogs evolved to eat our food

One key way dogs differ from wolves, scientists have discovered, is in their ability to digest starchy foods, indicating that the split between the two species may have come about as dogs adapted to scavenging human leftovers.

Why dogs are tameable and wolves aren't

It's long puzzled biologists why dogs have become man's best friend while wolves remain fiercely wild, when genetically the two are so similar.

Sheep to text for help during wolf attacks

Swiss scientists are working on a system designed to let sheep alert shepherds of marauding wolves by SMS.