Hybrid human–chicken embryos illuminate key developmental milestone

Researchers try to get around restrictions on human embryo research by creating human/chicken chimera embryos that are not technically human.

Coloured scanning electron micrograph of human embryonic stem cells

A new technique reveals the earliest stages of human development without the need for human embryos.

Source: Hybrid human–chicken embryos illuminate key developmental milestone

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Golden rooster

Golden rooster

Exotic domestic chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) at the Wickham Park Aviary in Manchester, CT. I’m not sure what the breed is.

Coyoty eats a square meal: Asian chicken salad.

From the Corner Cafe at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT.

Square meal: Asian chicken salad

Coyoty eats stuffed chicken.

With roasted potatoes, cranberry sauce, and mixed vegetables. From the Corner Cafe at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT.

Stuffed chicken