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2015-02-27 23:14:35

Automotive, Education and Health Care Markets See Major Benefits from The Egg Personal Web Device San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 The Eggcyte

cholesterol
2015-02-12 16:20:31

The top nutrition advisory panel in the US is reportedly preparing to drop warnings against eating cholesterol-rich foods such as eggs and seafood – warnings that have been in place for nearly four decades, but may no longer be considered necessary by experts.

2015-02-12 00:22:01

Poorly written measure keeps chickens in cages despite public vote for "cage free." SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.

eggs
2015-02-06 14:34:32

Yeah, why are they?

2015-01-31 23:02:47

Heartmade Entertainments’ new release Egg-Shoot challenges users to keep their mobile device’s screen spotless by tapping eggs that are being launched at them by a horde of some of the most

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2015-01-28 12:42:20

In a feat once deemed impossible, researchers at the University of California at Irvine have figured out how to reverse the tangling of proteins that occurs when egg whites are boiled.

2015-01-15 23:06:07

Eating up to an average of one egg per day can be part of a heart-healthy diet.

hoopoe Upupa epops
2015-01-14 14:32:25

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Think helicopter parents take extreme measures to protect their offspring? Think again. Researchers from the University of Granada, along with along with colleagues from the Higher Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), have discovered the hoopoe (Upupa epops) coats its eggs with a bacterial secretion. The question was: Why, though? The study authors concluded that the secretion must provide some type of barrier to prevent...


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Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

Sussex
2014-07-02 08:58:24

The Sussex chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in England during the time of the Roman Conquest of Britain. Although it was originally meant to be bred for food, it is now also used in the egg industry and in poultry shows. A type of this breed was developed known as the Coronation Sussex, which was bred for the coronation ceremony of King George, but it is now vary rare. The Sussex chicken varies in weight depending upon the sex and type, with hens of the standard...

Echidna, Tachyglossidae
2014-06-19 07:53:10

Tachyglossidae is a family that holds eight species of echidnas, also known as spiny anteaters, four of which are known only from fossils. The remaining four species, which include the platypus, can only be found in New Guinea and Australia. They prefer to reside in wooded areas and can be found under piles of vegetation, roots, and occasionally inside the burrows of other animals. This family is named after the "Mother of All Monsters" in Greek mythology, although the two do not resemble...

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2010-02-03 16:02:04

Maiasaura, meaning "good mother lizard", is a genus of dinosaur from the Campanian age of the Upper Cretaceous Period (74 million years ago). It lived in what is now the state of Montana in the United States. It was discovered by paleontologist Jack Horner, whom was a paleontology advisor for the Jurassic Park movies. It was also co-discovered by Robert Makela. The dinosaur was named after finding a series of nests with egg and hatchling remains at Egg Mountain, in rocks of the Two Medicine...

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2009-02-21 21:24:31

The American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus), also known as the American Pied Oystercatcher, is a species of bird of the family Haematopodidae. It is found on the Atlantic coast of North America from New England to northern Florida. In Florida, it is also found along the Gulf Coast. In the 1800s it became locally extinct in the northeast due to hunting and egg collecting. After receiving protection from the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, its range extended back into New England. Although...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.