Watch a Chicken Embryo Grow in a Transparent "Egg"

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 10, 2020

If you crack a fertilized chicken egg into a transparent container — in this case, plain old kitchen plastic wrap — and incubate it, you can observe the embryo as it develops and eventually "hatches" into a chick, heartbeat and all. The process takes about 21 days from start to finish.