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Published July 14, 2010 | The Sun
British scientists believe they have found the answer to an ages-old question: Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
Scientists cracked the puzzle after discovering that the formation of eggs is possible only thanks to a protein found in chicken's ovaries. That means eggs have to be formed in chickens first.
The protein -- called ovocledidin-17 (OC-17) -- speeds up the development of the shell. Researchers from Sheffield and Warwick universities in England
Originally posted by Starbug3MY
I have always thought that the chicken had to come first. If the egg came first there was nothing to incubate it.
Originally posted by Wayne60
I'm not sure if they realize it or not, but
they have actually brought about more questions than answers.
Then again, maybe that's what they wanted to do.