Thursday, May 2 2019
By Christine Böhmer on Thursday, May 2 2019, 10:52
After a first visit with highly promising results, the team Avineck works again at the Zoo d'Upie - le Jardin des Oiseaux in order to collect some more data on the biomechanics of parrts.
Sunday, November 26 2017
Undergraduate students wishing to conduct research within the ANR-funded project Avineck can apply for a limited number of posts.
Saturday, April 1 2017
By Christine Böhmer on Saturday, April 1 2017, 12:00
The evolution of flight in birds led to a highly specialized appendicular apparatus. The transformation into wings limited the functional versatility of the forelimbs and, thus, the avian neck became the functional equivalent of the arm. In combination with the beak, the head-neck system of birds acts as a tool-bearing arm.