Birds

04.23.16
Stanford wind tunnel for birds could lead to more stable drones
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Stanford wind tunnel for birds could lead to more stable drones

They're kind of the perfect animals to study if we want better flying robots.

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02.01.16
Eagles are being trained to take out illegal drones
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Eagles are being trained to take out illegal drones

A bird of prey might prove to be the most effective way to intercept dangerous UAVs.

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06.25.15
'Sailor Moon' in a post-apocalyptic pigeon-dating simulator
06.25.15

'Sailor Moon' in a post-apocalyptic pigeon-dating simulator

Hatoful Boyfriend is a pigeon-dating simulator. You read that correctly and, yes, it means exactly...

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05.13.15
Scientists create chickens with dinosaur snouts to study evolution
05.13.15

Scientists create chickens with dinosaur snouts to study evolution

How do scientists study the evolutionary transformation from snouts to beaks as those winged dinos...

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02.09.15
Transparent eggs let scientists see how bird embryos grow
02.09.15

Transparent eggs let scientists see how bird embryos grow

If you want to see how animal embryos grow in eggs, you typically have to poke a hole in the egg a...

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10.30.14
Warblr can identify that bird just by hearing its song
10.30.14

Warblr can identify that bird just by hearing its song

Technology can be pretty wonderful sometimes. Case in point: Warblr, an app that uses sound recogn...

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09.10.14
Audubon says climate change could wipe out half of US birds by 2080
09.10.14

Audubon says climate change could wipe out half of US birds by 2080

If you enjoy hunting, photographing or just watching birds, you may have to move to Canada in a fe...

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08.20.14
The world's largest solar thermal power plant is incinerating thousands of local birds
08.20.14

The world's largest solar thermal power plant is incinerating thousands of local birds

A common sight in the sky above the world's largest solar thermal power plant is a "streamer," a s...

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07.03.14
Final Fantasy XIV previews chocobo training
07.03.14

Final Fantasy XIV previews chocobo training

Your chocobo is your lifelong companion in Final Fantasy XIV, but is he really getting all he can o...

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