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January 16, 2009

CSI Science to Prevent Bird/Plane Accidents?

Professor of Biological Sciences Kevin Omland

omland.jpg The water landing of the US Airways jet on January 15 in the Hudson River is another example of the potential dangers posed by certain bird species. I am working with Smithsonian colleagues to research DNA traces from birds' collisions with planes to learn the patterns of certain bird species and how future dangerous incidents can be avoided.

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Posted by kavan at January 16, 2009 2:02 PM

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