Geneticists have offered an explanation for the strange wrinkles of Shar-Pei dogs. They found a particular gene related to skin production, and mutations in that gene likely led to the distinctive look of the breed. More here.
In the first half, analyst of geopolitics and foreign policy Craig B. Hulet commented on the election cycle, current events, and the geopolitical landscape. Midweek Open Lines followed in the second half.