Science: X-rayed Eggs

From an obscure corner of practical scientific experiment, one Paul R. Hadley, chicken rancher of Fanwood, N. J., last week published the amazing report of his X-raying chicken eggs.

By submitting eggs from any breed of chicken to the X-rays generated by 10,000 to 40,000 volts of electricity he produces pullets in every case.† They are immune to fowl diseases; they grow 40% faster than poults from untreated eggs.

A formal scientific explanation of the X-rays' effects on eggs is now being prepared by Professor W. R. Graham of the Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph,...