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It is often good to just take the genbank sequences and do your own tree. Here I just chose a random region of vaccinia reference genome (50000-55000), blasting to get the 500 closely related strains, mafft, iqtree. Result: the vaccinia virus clade is very diversified and contains a few horsepox, buffalopox, rabbitpox strains, and it falls into the diversity ...


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The answer is that we don't know for sure. All we know is that at some point in the process of developing the vaccine, what was thought to be cowpox, was not in fact cowpox, but was rather what we now know as Vaccinia virus. Part of the problem here is that the vaccine process was not entirely scientific in its development, there were multiple sources from ...


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It seems they were attempting to correct for other behaviors/ecological niches that were correlated with brain size, but were not related to "urban tolerance". Their work includes much data on niches, behaviors, breeding strategies, etc, not just "urban tolerance". Presumably, related species would share similar brain-size effects from ...


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