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From egg to adult, watch this amazing video of a bee's birth

Digital arts photographer Anand Varma has put together an impressive time-lapse video charting the change from an egg to an adult bee. The video is proving to be a hit on YouTube.

Lengthy prison terms after Cuba cracks egg corruption case

Havana - A court in Cuba has condemned several government officials to prison terms of between five and 15 years for stealing and selling millions of eggs on the black market, state-run media reported on Friday.

Chemists 'unboil' eggs to prove how they can lower drug costs

Chemists from UC Irvine decided to unboil egg whites to demonstrate an innovation that could slash costs for cancer treatments, food production and other segments of the $160 billion global biotechnology industry.

Hoopoes engage in strange egg-licking behaviors

Hoopoes have a remarkable habit. They cover their eggs with a secretion from their beaks. The secretion is packed with beneficial bacteria, which protects the eggs. A new research study has been looking into this behaviour further.

Blood-sucking parasite and quail decline connection

In the summer of 2010, the Rolling Plains of West Texas expected a bumper crop of quail. By October, they nearly had vanished. A new study shows the cause to be a blood-sucking parasite.

British Salmonella outbreak from a single egg source

The outbreak of salmonella in England is likely to have come from a single source of eggs, according to Public Health England.

Hoopoes' eggs change color according to mother’s health

Biologists have discovered that preen gland secretion causes hoopoes’ eggs to change color, signalling about the health of the mother bird.

Salmonella outbreak in England

An outbreak of salmonella in England has affected 156 people in Hampshire, London, West Midlands, Cheshire and Merseyside. The bacterial contamination has been linked to cases in France and Austria.

Little-known facts about using frozen donor egg to have a child Special

When women delay motherhood, some women wait only to find their eggs are not viable. For these women, donor eggs are the only option to carry a baby. A leading health expert has spoken with Digital Journal to reveal more about this issue.

Oldest ever parasite egg found

The discovery of a schistosomiasis parasite egg in a 6200-year-old grave could provide the first evidence that agricultural irrigation systems in the Middle East contributed to disease burden.

Dwarf spiders try to keep paternity against rivals

Male dwarf spiders deploy sperm-blocking plugs, according to a new study. The objective is to thwart the reproductive chances of their mate’s subsequent suitors.

Man assaults girlfriend with Easter eggs and gets arrested

A man is facing an aggravated assault charge after he assaulted his girlfriend with Easter eggs on Sunday. The incident happened while they were dyeing the eggs together.

Video: Food fight! Els Enfarinats festival fun in Ibi, Spain

Ibi - Fierce fighting broke out in Ibi, Spain on Saturday, but it was all for fun. As part of the "Els Enfarinats" festival, residents pelted each other with flour bombs and eggs. Fireworks lit the scene too.

Videos: So-called 'humane' chicken hatchery exposed for cruelty

The first video you will see (above) tells you how wonderful and clean this chicken hatchery is, and how well the chicks are treated and what a wonderful life they have. Then the second video shows you what is actually happening at this company.

Eggs and shoe thrown at Iranian President as he returns home

Tehran - Eggs and a shoe were thrown at Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on his return from a United Nations' General Assembly meeting in New York City. The incident happened as hundreds of people thanked him for his diplomatic efforts.

Cuckoo's more successful with multiple eggs

Cuckoo finches that lay more than one egg in their victims' nests have a better chance of fooling the host parents into fostering their parasitic young, according to a new study.

Photo Essay: A gull family in Fuengirola, from nest to wing Special

Fuengirola - Back in May 2013 the writer noticed a seagull nesting on the roof of the old mill across the road from her apartment. The progress of this little family has been captured in a series of images and on video.

Britain's Got Talent: Simon Cowell gets eggs thrown at him

Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell had eggs thrown at him by a former contestant who appeared to be unhappy for not being put through the auditions in a previous series.

'Massive' egg fraud suspected in Germany

Authorities in Germany are investigating what is described as egg fraud on a "massive scale". It is alleged hundreds of farmers labeled their products as organic and/or free range, but did not follow the guidelines to meet this labeling.

FDA approves insect-based flu vaccine

Silver Spring - The U.S. FDA have approved a new kind of flu vaccine. This is the first flu vaccine that is not grown in eggs, meaning people with egg allergies can receive it. The vaccine is insect-based.

Baking cupcakes inside eggshells

Desserts come in all different shapes and sizes but baking cupcakes inside of real eggshells is a very unique way to bake.

Greek protesters throw coffee and eggs at German delegation

Greek protesters chanting "Stand united to kick out the Nazis," attacked members of the German delegation attending a conference on Greek-German trade initiatives in Thessaloniki.

Eggs made from stem cells offer hope for infertile couples

Scientific reports from Japan demonstrate that stem cells from the skin of mice can be made into eggs and then fertilized. Generations of life are now grandparents of the original mice experiments, offering hope for infertile couples.

Row over eggs cracks world's vegetarians

In a dispute about the status of eggs, the Indian Vegetarian Congress has split from the International Vegetarian Union. As part of the breakaway, the Indians have created a World Veg Council.

Mexican egg shortage leaves officials scrambling

An epidemic of bird flu has hit the Mexican egg industry, resulting in hoarding and a national egg shortage and a spike in egg prices.

Eggs almost as bad as smoking according to new study

London - The ongoing debate about the safety of eggs now has new evidence suggesting eating egg yolks is almost as bad for your heart as smoking.

Innovative egg carton design introduced by Hungarian grad student

Budapest - A Hungarian graduate student has developed a new design for an egg carton. The designer, Otília Andrea Erdélyi, wanted to create an egg carton that uses as "little material as possible".

Mountain Chicken Frogs at risk of extinction lay eggs

London - Mountain chicken frogs that were rescued from the Caribbean have laid many eggs. Mountain chicken frogs were at risk of extinction due to a deadly disease, known as chytrid fungus.

2 Seattle men held at US border over illegal chocolate eggs

Two Seattle men, returning home from a holiday in Canada, were seized at the U.S. border and held for two-and-a-half hours, for trying to bring in Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs.

New scientific freezing technique extends shelf-life of eggs

Scientists based at Purdue University have shown that cooling freshly laid eggs for a few seconds adds several weeks to the shelf life of eggs and helps to counter the harmful effects of the Salmonella bacteria.
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When making the usual omelet, try using some olives, onions, fresh basil and oregano. The flavors are delicious.
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This is what remained of the robin nest. A storm blew it from a tree and the mother followed the nest to the ground where she stayed till all 3 of them where hatched.
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The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
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Easter eggs being dyed
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
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Sunny-side up eggs can get a new flavor by adding some basic Mediterranean ingredients like olives, basil, oregano and feta cheese.
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Eggs for sale at a grocery store.
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The price of eggs is soaring "higher than a chicken can fly."
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Easter eggs being dyed
Easter eggs being dyed
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
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The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.
The Royal Ontario Museum has two new exhibits: Bats! and dinosaur baby eggs.

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