How to grow baby chicks using plastic wrap instead of an eggshell.

What’s cooler than watching a chick hatch out of an egg? Watching the embryo develop under clear plastic, of course! These Japanese scientists report a method to do just that, using plastic wrap in place of an eggshell (and some other equipment to make sure conditions were just right for hatching). Check out the video below for a great explanation… and hilarious reaction shots!

A Novel Shell-less Culture System for Chick Em

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