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All chickens descend from south east Asia

New DNA research has revealed that all chickens descend from a few common ancestors who lived in South East Asia. Project researcher Dr Alison Storey says chickens have been domesticated for at least 5400 years and it has been difficult to determine the ancient origin and dispersal of chickens because of

How to mummify a chicken

Boingboing has posted an interesting interview with Thor Carlson, an exhibit developer at the Science Museum of Minnesota who has been experimenting with mummifying chickens. MKB: I was really curious about that. How do we know how mummification happened in Ancient Egypt. And how similar is the process of mummifying Nefertweety

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