Located at Fort Missoula, at the confluence of the Bitterroot Clark Fork Rivers, the UM Flight Lab sheds light on one of nature’s most profound phenomena: flight.
Ashley Heers and Ken Dial have published a new article in Trends in Ecology and Evolution: "From extant to extinct: locomotor ontogeny and the evolution of avian flight". To view the paper or download the pdf, visit: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169534711003570View full post
New National Geographic Grant: “Ecomorphology and flight performance during high-speed coursing maneuvers in swallows.”
Bret Tobalske, Director of the UM Flight Lab, has been awarded a grant from the National Geographic Society, Committee for Research and Exploration. This is in collaboration with Doug Warrick (Oregon State University), Andy Biewener (Harvard University), and Ty Hedrick (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The research will focus on the ecomorphology and flight performance during high-speed …View full post
Brandon Jackson, Bret Tobalske, and Ken Dial publish a new paper in the Journal of Experimental Biology exploring the functional and evolutionary implications of the pectoralis. Check it out here: http://jeb.biologists.org/content/214/14/2354.shortView full post