Ancient blanket made with 11,500 turkey feathers

PULLMAN, Wash. — The ancient inhabitants of the American Southwest used around 11,500 feathers to make a turkey feather blanket, according to a new paper in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. The people who made such blankets were ancestors of present-day Pueblo Indians such as the Hopi, Zuni and Rio Grande Pueblos. A team […]

Ancient blanket made with 11,500 turkey feathers — ScienceDaily

The ancient inhabitants of the American Southwest used around 11,500 feathers to make a turkey feather blanket, according to a new paper in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. The people who made such blankets were ancestors of present-day Pueblo Indians such as the Hopi, Zuni and Rio Grande Pueblos. A team led by Washington […]

Small finlets on owl feathers point the way to less aircraft noise

Credit: City University London A recent research study conducted by City, University of London’s Professor Christoph Bruecker and his team has revealed how micro-structured finlets on owl feathers enable silent flight and may show the way forward in reducing aircraft noise in future. Professor Bruecker is City’s Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Nature-Inspired […]

Small finlets on owl feathers point the way to less aircraft noise — ScienceDaily

A recent research study conducted by City, University of London’s Professor Christoph Bruecker and his team has revealed how micro-structured finlets on owl feathers enable silent flight and may show the way forward in reducing aircraft noise in future. Professor Bruecker is City’s Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Nature-Inspired Sensing and Flow Control […]