Black-Bone Silky Fowl With Feathers (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption The Black-Bone Silky Fowl, which has a time-honored place in traditional Chinese medicine, certainly lives up to its name. The silky white feathers on the exterior of this odd bird cover black bones and black meat, which researchers have identified as a rich source of a reputedly healthy compound. Credit (Photos courtesy of Yingang Tian) Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.