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The "right" stuff: Birds show the way when it comes to avoiding mid-air collisions

Since the dawn of aviation we've turned to birds as a way of pursuing our aerial aspirations, and despite more than a century of soaring through the skies there's still a lot we can learn from our feathered friends. The latest example of this is a study finding that birds avoid mid-air crashes with one another by always turning to the right when faced with an impending collision, something that might help in the design of anti-crash systems on aircraft in the future.
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