Kristen Crandell receives NASA Fellowship
Kristen Crandell was awarded a NASA Space Grant Fellowship for Spring, 2011, to facilitate her studies into the aerodynamics and mechanics of upstroke during bird flight.
Contractile behavior of the avian pectoralis: a new paper from the flight lab
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.short