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C is for chicken (and campylobacter)

The Cambridge Animal Alphabet series celebrates Cambridge's connections with animals through literature, art, science and society. Here, C is for Chicken – a popular source of protein that carries a hidden hazard in the ...

dateJun 18, 2015 in Other
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Flocks of starlings ride the wave to escape

Why does it seem as if a dark band ripples through a flock of European starlings that are steering clear of a falcon or a hawk? It all lies in the birds' ability to quickly and repeatedly dip to one side to avoid being attacked. ...

dateMar 26, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Student designs drone to study starlings

( —Like something out of a science fiction movie, Scott Davis's remote controlled "octocopter" hovers above the ground and then soars over treetops, attracting the attention of onlookers who glance skyward.

dateMar 27, 2014 in Engineering
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