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New: Korean Anti Bird Robot

New: Korean Anti Bird Robot

anti-bird robotic ground vehicle (Credit: KBS) Two Korean manufacturers joined forces to create what might be the first ever anti-bird robotic ground vehicle. This robo-car uses loud sounds and a green laser to scare away birds endangering military and civilian ...

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Global Birdsong Application under Development?

Global Birdsong Application under Development?

Bird Barcode (Credit: Hugo Jacome) What if your mobile phone can help you recognize any type of bird on the planet just by having it listen to the noises it makes? This is exactly what two Ecuadorian researchers have been ...

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A Plane That Lands like a Bird

A Plane That Lands like a Bird

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has recently demonstrated an innovative landing control system that allows planes to land similarly to birds. Since this method allows quick changes of speed and fast landings, it might ...

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The World’s First Bionic Goose

The World’s First Bionic Goose

Not quite the object of science-fiction movies, but futuristic nonetheless – we present you the world’s first bionic goose. In a first operation of its kind, vets in the UK have fitted a two-week old gosling with a bionic leg. ...

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Human Antibodies Neutralize Avian Flu

Human Antibodies Neutralize Avian Flu

A recent study conducted at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in California, led by Professor Robert Liddington, showed that human antibodies can neutralize the effect of the avian flu virus. These antibodies can be used to generate vaccines and ...

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