British scientists who clearly have nothing better to do, have apparently solved the age-old riddle which constantly plagues humanity - which came first, the chicken or the egg?
The scientists claim that the chicken came first because a protein necessary for the creation of an egg is only found in the chicken's ovaries. Bam. Mystery solved.
Scientists knew about this specific protein already, which speeds up the development of the shell, but have just discovered how much it actually controls the production of the egg.
"It had long been suspected that the egg came first but now we have the scientific proof that shows that in fact the chicken came first," said Dr. Colin Freeman, from Sheffield University's Department of Engineering Materials, according to the Daily Mail.
I still don't really get how the chicken was able to come first if it didn't hatch from an egg, but that's probably just because I nearly failed biology in college. Either way, I'm glad to know that I can go back to listening to Justin Bieber on repeat and breathe easy knowing this mystery has finally been solved.
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