Posts Tagged 'Achaeopteryx'

Guest Post: Fragile feathers cause problems for flight?

My longtime friend and colleague Gareth Dyke has a new paper out this week on the feathers of early birds and the implications for flight. In short ths shaft (rachis) of soem of the flight feathers are a bit weak. He’s kindly (or foolishly) agreed to provide this little post on the origins of the paper:

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