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Researchers Monitor Brain Activity Of A Chicken Embryo
2012-05-14 13:58:34

Researchers from Carlos III University in Madrid (UC3M) are part of a team that, for the first time ever, has been able to monitor the brain activity of a chicken embryo and to confirm that superior brain activity (carrying out complex tasks) begins long before the chick hatches.

Waking Embryos Before They Are Born
2012-05-03 10:53:55

Under some conditions, the brains of embryonic chicks appear to be awake well before those chicks are ready to hatch out of their eggs.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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