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Understanding the Backyard Bird Can Improve Aircraft Design, Hannah Wiswell, GS (2F33196F)

Bioinspired design connects biology and engineering, allowing us to gain insights about a particular species while also improving structural design. Birds, for example, have provided inspiration to…

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Tracking the Evolution of Emarginated Primary Feathers with Flight Style, Lilia Burtonpatel, UG '27 (A6DA3782)

This project explores how a special type of flight feather on birds - emarginated primary feathers - have evolved different shapes across evolutionary history. These feathers make up the wingtips of…

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