Genomics: Chicken as a model species shed light on human evolution

Repost “No matter what side of the road they’re on, chickens are an extremely important model for many fields of biology, including Nobel Prize winning advances in immunology, virology, and development. Thus it’s only fitting that the chicken is the first bird to have its genome sequenced.” – Nature – Gameness til the End PS…

Andhra Pradesh: Cockfighting in urban areas a growing craze

Repost From Wikipedia… Sankranti means transmigration of the Sun from one Rāshi (constellation of the zodiac in Indian astronomy) to the next. Hence, there are 12 Sankrantis in a year. Each Sankranti is marked as the beginning of a month in the sidereal solar calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Odisha,…

Cockfighting and James Madison University student newspaper

Repost From Wikipedia… The Breeze is the official student newspaper of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Breeze publishes 9,500 copies every Monday and Thursday and maintains a website, mobile app, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook page. The Breeze publishes local news, a life section, sports and an opinion section during the academic year. James…

Haiti’s most watched sports: Cockfighting goes beyond soccer

Repost – Gameness til the End AP PHOTOS: Cockfighting is popular pastime in poor Haiti AP November 10, 2015 12:00 AM PETIONVILLE, Haiti (AP) — Cockfighting lives on in Haiti, where weekly fights draw crowds of men, hungry for the drama and the promise of a big payout. The centuries-old sport, pitting two roosters against…