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Date:11/1/2011

ingly, we found no indications of a recovery later in life," Nord said. "The effects of developmental temperature persisted even when the chicks were close to fully grown." The research shows just how delicate the incubation process can be as well as the dire consequences for chicks when mothers are unable to keep eggs at proper temperatures.

Andreas Nord and Jan-ke Nilsson, "Incubation Temperature Affects Growth and Energy Metabolism in Blue Tit Nestlings"


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