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Wings Get Help From Whales

Wind tunnel tests of scale model humpback whale flippers have shown that the scalloped, bumpy flipper is a more efficient wing design than is currently used by the aeronautics industry on airplanes. The tests show that bump-ridged flippers do not stall as quickly and produce more lift and less drag than comparably sized sleek flippers. […]

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