Animals that don’t need people to be domesticated; the astonishing spread of false news; and links between gender, sexual orientation, and s

Animals that don’t need people to be domesticated; the astonishing spread of false news; and links between gender, sexual orientation, and s

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Did people domesticate animals? Or did they domesticate themselves? Online News Editor David Grimm talks with Sarah Crespi about a recent study that looked at self-domesticating mice. If they could go it alone, could cats or dogs have done the same in the distant past?

Next, Sinan Aral of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge joins Sarah to discuss his work on true and false rumor cascades across all of Twitter, since its inception. He finds that false news travels further, ... See More

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