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Forget Jurassic Park, Scientists Actually Want to Make a Dino-Chicken

Paleontologists set their sights on a part-chicken, part-dinosaur hybrid: the chickenosaurus.

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There are things in this world that were born to be together—peanut butter and jelly, pizza and happiness—and things that mesh a little more awkwardly. Recently, a group of scientists came up with their strangest hybrid yet: the chickenosaurus. It’s a chicken that’s been partially modified to look like its evolutionary ancestor, the dinosaur, through a series of small, deeply bizarre, molecular modifications.

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