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February 26, 2013  10:34 AM

Zombie bird robotics

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
BBC, Bird, Frankenstein, PICAXE

A Frankenstein-wannabe has worked with a team of engineering students and a taxidermist to raise a bird from the dead.

The American Scientist used robotics to operate the wings of a deceased swamp sparrow in order to study the aggressive behaviour of...

August 29, 2012  10:28 AM

Who knew a bird could solve such a proplem?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Android, Asia, Bird, IOS, Jenga, Recreation, Rovio

Downtime knows that your desk, as is ours, will be strewn with objects, many of which are precariously propped up. Basically our desk resembles a giant game of Jenga. 


As if Rovio, the media company made famous by the Angry Birds franchise, wasn't already being helpful...


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