Posts Tagged 'eggs'

Lab-Made Mouse Oocytes Produce Fertile and Viable Offspring

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Japanese scientists have been able to coax mouse stem cells into becoming viable eggs that were able to produce healthy offspring. This will provide a powerful tool to study the basic elements of mammalian development and infertility.

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Tardigrade Eggs Could Potentially Survive the Depths of Space

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Tardigrades are microscopic animals, which are among the few lifeforms on Earth capable of surviving the intense radiation, temperature extremes and complete vacuum of outer space. Their eggs can also survive the depths of space, possibly hatching on other planets after having traveled interstellar distances.

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Star Wars Easter Eggs: The Eggpire Strikes Back

How did you guys like your Easter egg hunts? To be honest, I have rarely participated in any, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t appreciate some good geeky Easter eggs. Check out this bunch from Flickr contributor smile!mermaid that Star Wars geeks will love.

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Cretaceous Period Sankofa Pyrenaica Fossilized Eggs Are Unusually Shaped

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High in the Pyrenean mountains of Spain, paleontologists found hen-shaped dinosaur eggs sticking out of ancient sandstone. The eggs, that date back to 70 million years, were laid by a yet unknown dinosaur, which paleontologists speculate was a small meat-eater. They think that it stood on the blurry divide between birds and dinosaurs.

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Stem Cells Discovered in Ovaries May Yield More Eggs

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A new study suggests that the stem cells located in human ovaries might be able to produce new eggs. The findings were published in the journal Nature Medicine and could potentially mean an end to IVF procedures.

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Which Came First: The Angry Bird or the Angry Easter Egg?

Dominika Turek decided that this Easter, it would be an Angry Easter thanks to some custom DIY-made Angry Birds Easter eggs! Easter is usually a time for faith and chocolate, but these guys make you want to get those piggies good. Dominika smartly also made some pigs to go with the birds she created.

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