A Fresh Coat of Innovation

A bird feather found in the left (number 1) engine of US Airways Flight 1549, which was forced to ditch in the Hudson River. New reflective coatings producing light in wavelengths humans cannot see, but that birds find startling may help reduce the chance of similar incidents in the future.

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