Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Dogs - Big, Small, Short and Tall has posted an article on the biggest, smallest, shortest and tallest dogs and are referencing a report in the journal Science, entitled A Single IGF1 Allele Is a Major Determinant of Small Size in Dogs. The report states that "he domestic dog exhibits greater diversity in body size than any other terrestrial vertebrate," and that they "used a strategy that exploits the breed structure of dogs to investigate the genetic basis of size."