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Published: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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Eat More Chicken: Scientists Hone in on Genetics Behind Chicken Weight Adaptation

2017-09-19

Prized for their plumpness, poultry farmers have made incredible gains through agricultural breeding programs to maximize chicken size and weight to benefit worldwide consumption, where demand continues to grow the most for any meat.



When Butterfly Male Sex-Bias Flaps Its Wings

2017-09-19

In butterflies, sex is determined by chromosome differences between males and females. But unlike in humans with the familiar X and Y, in butterflies, it is the females that determine the sex of offspring.