The evolutionary history of dogs in the Americas

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Science  06 Jul 2018:
Vol. 361, Issue 6397, pp. 81-85
DOI: 10.1126/science.aao4776

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vol. 361 no. 6397 81-85

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  • Received for publication September 13, 2017
  • Resubmitted December 26, 2017
  • Accepted for publication May 10, 2018

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  1. Máire Ní Leathlobhair1,*,
  2. Angela R. Perri2,3,*,
  3. Evan K. Irving-Pease4,*,
  4. Kelsey E. Witt5,*,
  5. Anna Linderholm4,6,*,
  6. James Haile4,7,
  7. Ophelie Lebrasseur4,
  8. Carly Ameen8,
  9. Jeffrey Blick9,,
  10. Adam R. Boyko10,
  11. Selina Brace11,
  12. Yahaira Nunes Cortes12,
  13. Susan J. Crockford13,
  14. Alison Devault14,
  15. Evangelos A. Dimopoulos4,
  16. Morley Eldridge15,
  17. Jacob Enk14,
  18. Shyam Gopalakrishnan7,
  19. Kevin Gori1,
  20. Vaughan Grimes16,
  21. Eric Guiry17,
  22. Anders J. Hansen7,18,
  23. Ardern Hulme-Beaman4,8,
  24. John Johnson19,
  25. Andrew Kitchen20,
  26. Aleksei K. Kasparov21,
  27. Young-Mi Kwon1,
  28. Pavel A. Nikolskiy21,22,
  29. Carlos Peraza Lope23,
  30. Aurélie Manin24,25,
  31. Terrance Martin26,
  32. Michael Meyer27,
  33. Kelsey Noack Myers28,
  34. Mark Omura29,
  35. Jean-Marie Rouillard14,30,
  36. Elena Y. Pavlova21,31,
  37. Paul Sciulli32,
  38. Mikkel-Holger S. Sinding7,18,33,
  39. Andrea Strakova1,
  40. Varvara V. Ivanova34,
  41. Christopher Widga35,
  42. Eske Willerslev7,
  43. Vladimir V. Pitulko21,
  44. Ian Barnes11,
  45. M. Thomas P. Gilbert7,36,
  46. Keith M. Dobney8,37,
  47. Ripan S. Malhi38,39,
  48. Elizabeth P. Murchison1,,§,
  49. Greger Larson4,,§,
  50. Laurent A. F. Frantz4,40,,§
  1. 1Transmissible Cancer Group, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
  2. 2Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham, UK.
  3. 3Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.
  4. 4The Palaeogenomics and Bio-Archaeology Research Network, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and History of Art, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  5. 5School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA.
  6. 6Department of Anthropology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
  7. 7Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  8. 8Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
  9. 9Department of Government and Sociology, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA, USA.
  10. 10Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.
  11. 11Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, UK.
  12. 12Department of Anthropology, University at Albany–SUNY, Albany, NY, USA.
  13. 13Pacific Identifications, Victoria, Canada.
  14. 14Arbor Biosciences, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
  15. 15Millennia Research, Victoria, Canada.
  16. 16Department of Archaeology, Memorial University, Queen’s College, St. John’s, Canada.
  17. 17Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  18. 18The Qimmeq Project, University of Greenland, Nuussuaq, Greenland.
  19. 19Department of Anthropology, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.
  20. 20Department of Anthropology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA.
  21. 21Institute for the History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  22. 22Geological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
  23. 23Centro INAH Yucatán, Mérida, Yucatán, México.
  24. 24Department of Archaeology, BioArCh, University of York, York, UK.
  25. 25UMR 7209, Archéozoologie, Archéobotanique, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.
  26. 26Research and Collections Center, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, USA.
  27. 27Touray & Meyer Veterinary Clinic, Serrekunda, Gambia.
  28. 28Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, USA.
  29. 29Department of Mammalogy, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  30. 30Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
  31. 31Arctic & Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  32. 32Department of Anthropology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.
  33. 33Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
  34. 34VNIIOkeangeologia Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  35. 35Center of Excellence in Paleontology, East Tennessee State University, Gray, TN, USA.
  36. 36Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Museum, Trondheim, Norway.
  37. 37Department of Archaeology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK.
  38. 38Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA.
  39. 39Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA.
  40. 40School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.
  1. §Corresponding author. Email: laurent.frantz{at} (L.A.F.F.); greger.larson{at} (G.L.); epm27{at} (E.P.M.)
  1. * These authors contributed equally to this work.

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