Talking Biotech: Oxford's Greger Larson on how grey wolves evolved to become man’s most loyal companion

Experts agree that dogs evolved from the gray wolf, but after that, there are many questions and debates about how and why they became our prized companions. Greger Larson applies the lessons of evolution, archaeology and genomics to describe the canine lineage and describe this progression.

There are many inferences and surprises along the way, and DNA from dog fossils is shedding light on this interesting question.

Follow Larson at @Greger_Larson or Palaeobarn.com

Also, Chelsea Boonstra and The Boonstra Report.

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