Artificial intelligence can process large amounts of chicken vocalizations, identifying patterns in the birds’ communications.
Impress your niece or nephew with these T rex facts.
Grandma swore by it. Now science weighs in on the healing powers of chicken soup.
New and innovative thinking is needed to deal with the reality on the ground in South Africa.
Evolutionary biology and the fossil record reveal a great deal about the origins of chickens and eggs.
Vaccination against bird flu offers farmers hope, rather than being caught between the anguish of finding a sick bird and the desolation of having to slaughter their entire flock.
A microbiologist on the deadly germs lurking in your kitchen and why you need to wash tea towels and dishcloths more often.
Tracking data suggests individual chickens have very different movement patterns.
The Supreme Court has upheld a controversial California law requiring pork sold in-state to be humanely raised, no matter where it’s produced. Pork producers say it could drive up food prices.
Charles’s culinary choices might be intended to recognise the multiculturalism of Britain today. But they are also a reminder of the difficult legacy of empire.
Avian influenza — commonly known as ‘bird flu’ — is infecting domestic and wild birds in Canada and around the world.
Parents provide the energy needed for their young to grow large brains. Climate change may negatively affect birds’ brain development as it impacts food supplies.
Though preferable to battery farms, free-range eggs are not as safe and ethical as customers think.
A biologist who studies how viruses spread from animals to people explains the process of spillover and the risks posed by the new bird flu that has spread across the globe.
Washing raw chicken can splash bacteria around the kitchen. It’s best just to properly cook the chicken without washing it. So why do people still wash? Time to bust some chicken-washing myths.
Hunters are warned to take precautions handling wild birds, and the virus can spill over to non-avian species, so no one should approach wild animals that appear ill.
Pork producers are challenging a California law that animal welfare advocates call the most important measure for farm animal protection in decades.
A new book explores how birds have adapted to our cities - from nesting in skyscrapers to snatching food - reflecting on the beauty and wildness they bring to urban landscapes.
Lead levels in backyard hen eggs are often much higher than in eggs bought in the shops. A new study of soil lead, chickens and eggs locates the high-risk areas in our biggest cities.
Why did the chicken cross the globe? A new study has revealed how chickens were domesticated.