What determines what color an eggshell is? DNA plays a major role.

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4 min readMay 23, 2022

In everyday life we are not particularly interested in them, and it is only at Easter when they start to attract our attention. Then we like to paint them, transforming them into Easter eggs. But is it necessary? Hen eggs can have very different colors by nature.

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Eight thousand years ago in the jungles of southern Asia lived a small bird that made its…