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Scientists race to develop farm animals to survive climate change

Posted on May 17, 2014 in Health Optimization, Medical Rewind, Political, Technology

Chickens mill inside a coop at the University of Delaware, where researchers are working on creating new breeds of poultry that would be resilient in the face of climate change. (Kathy F. Atkinson / University of Delaware) .. .. When a team of researchers from the University of Delaware traveled to Africa two years ago to search for exemplary chickens, they weren’t looking for plump thighs or delicious eggs. They were seeking out birds that could survive a hotter planet. The researchers were in the vanguard of food scientists, backed by millions of dollars from the federal government,...

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