Injecting Ink Into A Chicken Embryo Reveals The Capillaries And A Tiny Heartbeat

An embryo is an unborn or unhatched offspring in the process of development. This neat video documents what happens when ink is injected into a 72 hour-old chicken embryo. By doing this, you can get a visual of the beating heart and the vasculature.

This is amazing


A window is cut into an egg to expose the embryo and then placed under a stereo microscope. The video hails from Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition where it won 1st place.

Check out the video of the embryo below

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