Where Dogs Are From: My New Column for the New York Times

I suspect I will be writing about the science of dogs as long as I’m writing about science at all. These creatures, despite being so familiar, have so much left to reveal. For my new “Matter” column at The New York Times, I look at the latest research on the origin of dogs, based on new analysis of DNA from ancient dog (or wolf?) fossils. For now, there’s a battle over where dogs first called home. Check it out.