Due to the impact of selective breeding on their backs, male French Bulldogs can’t mount females naturally thus requiring artificial insemination for reproduction. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Today I learned about BarleyMax+, a grain developed through selective breeding by Australia's CSIRO research group to create new, hardier and healthier foods to combat things like cardiovascular disease. csiro.au/en/research/prod…
Dairy cows typically are born with horns, they must be "de-horned" when young, and that dairy farmers over time use selective breeding to eliminate the recessive gene that causes horns in both male and female cattle. dairycarrie.com/2012/01/0…
Technically cats domesticated humans rather than the other way around, as they saw the advantage of living with humans. Thus for millennia the DNA "domesticated" cats remained largely the same as when they were "wild", as no selective breeding was needed to make them tame. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
Corn is man made and would not exist without selective breeding. britannica.com/plant/corn…
Broccoli is a human innovation and a man-made food, being a result of the selective breeding of wild cabbage plants started around the 6th century BC awesci.com/broccoli-is-ma…
Natural evolution did not create a chicken that lays so many unfertilized eggs. Human engineering created such chickens. You could call the process "human-caused evolution", "artificial selection", or "selective breeding". wtamu.edu/~cbaird/sq/2013…
"barking" is only a common behavior among domestic dogs, and is likely a result of selective breeding by humans. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…
Brussels sprouts taste less bitter than they did 20 years ago, as a result of selective breeding chiceats.com/recipe/veget…
Until Selective Breeding Made Them Taste Better, Watermelons Tasted Bitter And Were Harvested Only For Their Water Content news.nationalgeographic.c…
Due to selective breeding chickens quadrupled in size since the 1950s thedodo.com/bigger-chicke…
Today I learned of the frillback, a curly-feathered pigeons we’ve created with selective breeding. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…
Russian scientists domesticated foxes over 60 years of selective breeding. The foxes who were most docile were the only ones allowed to breed during the experiment. youtu.be/4dwjS_eI-lQ
Corn is a result of thousands of years of selective breeding by Native Americans. It was bred from a wild grain called teosinte, which is only a few inches long and barely edible. indianapublicmedia.org/am…
Nikola Tesla was a proponent of an imposed selective breeding version of eugenics. Eugenics is the belief and practice which aims at improving the genetic quality of the human population. motherboard.vice.com/read…
Nazi scientists tried to reverse-engineer extinct animals through selective breeding, such as the Aurochs and Wisent, as part of their effort to "restore" a primeval Germany. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
The Soviet Union created the only tame foxes in the world. This was achieved through several generations of selective breeding, in an experiment designed to better understand dogs. bbc.com/earth/story/20160…
Chickens don't receive growth hormones; their size is due to selective breeding and the feed they eat thepoultrysite.com/articl…
Nearly all consumed turkeys are the result of artificial insemination because selective breeding has made turkeys' breasts so big they get in the way of sex. marketplace.org/topics/li…
All modern apples are the result of bears selecting their favourites, a kind of unintentionally selective breeding. munchies.vice.com/en_us/a…
Selective breeding creates language barriers in dogs and makes it harder for them to communicate and socialize normally. [i.e., if Fluffy keeps getting into fights at the dog park, this might be why.] books.google.com/books?id…
Russian scientists tamed foxes in 50 generations by selective breeding bbc.com/earth/story/20160…
The Nation of Islam believe the white race was created by a scientist through selective breeding, in an effort to create a "race of devils." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…
All currently cultivated citrus fruits are hybrids involving four common ancestor species. Evolution and selective breeding prevented British seamen from being called Mandarines en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
There's a fascinating / strange breed of cattle from Belgium with super huge, sculpted muscles, that looks like it was created in a lab. It's called Belgian Blue. It was actually created by selective breeding. singularityhub.com/2011/0…
Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, and kohlrabi are a result of selective breeding of the wild mustard plant evolution.berkeley.edu/ev…
Selective breeding can be very, very effective youtube.com/watch?v=Nmkj5…
Soviet Russia domesticated the silver fox through selective breeding, and you can own one. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dom…
Most commercially sold turkeys consumed in the US are the product of artificial insemination, being that because selective breeding has left them with such hugely oversized breasts, they are physically unable to copulate naturally. marketplace.org/topics/li…
According to The Nation of Islam (Detroit based) a black scientist named 'Yakub' made the white race a "Devil race" on a Greek island 6600 years ago by using selective breeding. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…
The Oneida silverware company was originally a religious commune that practiced selective breeding, encouraged post-menopausal women to sleep with teenage boys and believed Jesus returned in 70 A.D. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One…
There's a theory that wolves "self-domesticated" into the dogs that we know and love now, meaning that the wolves that most enjoyed human company were more successful, resulting in tamed dogs without selective breeding by humans. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/S…
The banana plant is a hybrid and has survived through the centuries due to the sustained application of selective breeding by humans. damninteresting.com/the-u…
Utilizing selective breeding, scientists in New Zealand have bred cows that produce skim milk, a less than 1% fat content. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fat…
4,400 years ago, corn farmers in Mexico 'genetically engineered' corn through selective breeding. wired.com/medtech/health/…
The Oneida silver company started off as a sex cult that believed that Jesus had already returned in the year 70, had the young men sleep with the post menopausal women, and practiced selective breeding. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One…
Nazi scientists attempted to "resurrect" extinct species through selective breeding and create a gaming preserve for Hitler's inner circle smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
Bulldogs all have a genetic mutation by design through selective breeding, which leads to dwarfism and Brachycephalic (short-nosed) snouts. This causes overheating and breathing problems which can be fatal. terrificpets.com/articles…
A Russian biologist successfully domesticated wild foxes in 10 years through selective breeding... but also caused a few unintended consequences. radiolab.org/2009/oct/19/…
Most dog breeds are only a couple hundred years old due to Tandem Repeats and selective breeding. nature.com/scitable/topic…

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