Novel decontamination method can be used with both table and hatching eggs — ScienceDaily

Pulsed ultraviolet light can be an effective alternative to some of the antimicrobial technologies now used by the poultry industry to kill pathogens on eggshells, according to Penn State researchers, who simulated production conditions to test the technology. Researcher Paul Patterson, professor of poultry science, College of Agricultural Sciences, suggests the technology has merit for […]

Megalodons gave birth to large newborns that likely grew by eating unhatched eggs in womb

IMAGE: Identified annual growth bands in a vertebra of the extinct megatooth shark Otodus megalodon along with hypothetical silhouettes of the shark at birth and death, each compared with size of… view more  Credit: DePaul University/Kenshu Shimada A new study shows that the gigantic Megalodon or megatooth shark, which lived nearly worldwide roughly 15-3.6 million years […]

Go (over) easy on the eggs: ‘Egg-cess’ consumption linked to diabetes

IMAGE: Eat one or more eggs per day and your risk of diabetes increases by 60 per cent. view more  Credit: Pixabay/Myruams-Fotos Scrambled, poached or boiled, eggs are a popular breakfast food the world over. Yet the health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they’re cracked up to be as new research from […]