A dinosaur model in a wind tunnel

09/18/2013 | Google

Using an anatomically correct model of a winged dinosaur and a wind tunnel, researchers are gathering clues about how the creatures adapted to flight. Scientists at the University of Southampton created a microraptor, a two-footed dinosaur that had feathers on its arms, legs and tail, and showed that it could gain lift from its feathered appendages to glide up to 110 yards.

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