Next, the Turducken: Scientists Say a Duck Has Fathered a Chicken

The Turducken — a duck stuffed inside a chicken stuffed inside a turkey — is a mythical culinary beast and the dream entree of Thanksgiving obsessives everywhere. And now, science is on its way towards making the Turducken a reality — sort of: a duck has successfully fathered a chicken at the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory in Dubai.

Researchers injected a chicken’s germ cells — carrying DNA to produce eggs and sperm — into the reproductive organs of a male duck embryo; once the duck …

via The Cuckoo’s Nest http://thecuckoosnest.forumotion.com/t1477-next-the-turducken-scientists-say-a-duck-has-fathered-a-chicken

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