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Celebrate Year of the Rooster with the best chicken science
From sperm-rejecting hens to Chickenosaurus legs
How To Keep Your Backyard Chickens Bug-Free
New research suggests domestic fowl have greater diversity and burden of parasites compared to commercial birds
Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg? [Video]
Introducing a new video series—and an answer to the mother of all questions
Where Do Genitals Come From?
Scientists discover the embryonic origins of the phallus
Breeding Bald Poultry To Withstand Global Warming
To prepare North American chickens for future weather, researchers map genetics of their featherless, hot-climate cousins
Chickens Wear Prosthetic Dinosaur Tails, For Science
Simulating ancient gaits with barnyard fowl
Will A Chicken That’s Fed Lemons Taste Like Lemons?
BRB, feeding a cow ketchup
There’s A Salmonella Outbreak While Food Safety Workers Are On Furlough
What could go wrong if we send all our food safety experts home while the government settles its dumb argument? Oh wait.
Find A Blue Chicken Egg? Congrats, Your Chicken Has A Virus
Not necessarily harmful! But just so you know.
Important Scientific Mystery Solved: How Birds Lose Their Penises
The penises of many male birds stop growing and shrink away. Scientists reveal the genetic mechanism at work.