Thursday, October 11, 2012
Well, it's been months since I ran off to ASB and promised more blog posts, so it seems I should give an update. I have had to focus o...
Thursday, August 16, 2012
I will be resuming the Dragon series on Aero Evo soon. I am currently at the annual American Society of Biomechanics conference (ASB 2012)....
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Here There be Dragons
As my previous teaser post suggested, I am going to spend some time on dragons over the next week. This is mostly because dragons are fun, ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
I have a soft spot for old texts, and Google Books, BHL, and others are a real boon in that they make some older texts available for web bro...
Friday, July 13, 2012
Why Turkeys are Like Rockets
The photograph at left was taken by David Hone at the Pittsburgh Zoo. They are actually quite common as wild individuals in that surrou...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Aquaflyers Again: Skates and Rays
Previously I wrote a bit about the wonders of aquaflying in penguins . This time, I thought it would be fun to write briefly on some of the...
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Guest Post: Thin vs Thick Wings
I have a special treat this evening. Colin Palmer has been kind enough to write a guest post on the relative performance advantages and dyn...
Friday, June 29, 2012
Mosquitoes in the Rain
A recent paper by Dickerson et al. in PNAS explains how mosquitoes are able to fly effectively in rainy conditions (remember: many of them ...
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