The PigeonBot is radio-controlled and was built with 40 real feathers in its wings. Photo: Lentink Lab/Stanford University via AFP

Meet ‘PigeonBot’, the drone taking scientists one step closer to the dream of feathered flight

  • Stanford University researchers studied common birds to build machine with wings made with 40 real feathers
  • Morphable wings allow birds to make faster, tighter turns and glide more efficiently than aircraft
Topic |   Science
The PigeonBot is radio-controlled and was built with 40 real feathers in its wings. Photo: Lentink Lab/Stanford University via AFP
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