Can Embryonic Zebra Finch Survive Without Their Shell?

Hopefully, this peculiar title is what brought you here. I certainly am intrigued by the potential of creating a shell-like environment ex ovo that allows a zebra finch embryo to develop normally for a few days. You may be asking, “What’s the point of  a shell-less bird and why should I care?”. That is the question I am attempting to answer in one of my research projects this summer.

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Hello friends,

My model uses discrete time steps, and events in the simulation always follow the same, predictable order:

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