Ever wondered why some eggs are different colors? There’s a lot more science behind it than you might think.
Dinosaur Eggs Found: What Can We Learn From Them? - https://youtu.be/7ctEUs_idP8
Buried or Open? Ancient Eggshells Reveal Dinosaur Nesting Behaviors
“The fragile remains of 150-million-year-old eggshells are helping researchers figure out what kinds of nests dinosaurs created for their eggs, according to a new study. A comprehensive look at 29 types of dinosaur eggs suggests that most dinosaurs buried their eggs in nests covered with dirt and vegetation, a tactic also used by modern-day crocodiles.”
Genetically Engineered Chickens Lay Cancer-Fighting Eggs
“Japanese researchers have found a novel way to dramatically slash the cost of manufacturing a pricey drug used to treat cancer and hepatitis: by genetically programing chickens to lay drug-infused eggs.”
An Egg a Day Can Greatly Reduce the Risk of Stunted Growth in Children
“Young children who consume an egg daily are nearly half as likely to suffer from stunting, a condition that includes not only diminutive height and unhealthfully low weight but impaired brain development, weak immune systems, and other problems, according to research published Wednesday in the journal Pediatrics.”
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