From A Million Eggs, Putting Together Clues About Science’s Past And Future

From A Million Eggs, Putting Together Clues About Science’s Past And Future

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Collections manager René Corado examines an egg, from a newly donated collection of 1,200 specimens, for a tiny notation made by the collector that can help Corado reconstruct when and where the egg was collected. "It

Egg collecting was once a popular pastime. Now, the pristine specimens in one collection are a key resource for research on a range of topics, from the climate change to changes in bird populations.

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