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Silent Flights: How Owls Could Help Make Wind Turbines Planes Quieter

Reading Time: 2 minutes A newly-designed material, which mimics the wing structure of owls, could help make wind turbines, computer fans and even planes much quieter. Early wind tunnel tests of the coating have shown a substantial reduction in noise without any noticeable effect on aerodynamics. An investigation into how owls fly and hunt in silence has enabled researchers […]