New Weapon Against Bird-Strike At Airports

Tue, 08/30/2011 - 5:43am

New Zealand scientists have developed a bird-repelling grass designed to reduce the number of bird strikes at airports. Marketed as "Avanex," the grass is infected with a fungus that birds won't eat and is seen as an important new weapon in a fight that costs the airline industry about $1.4 billion each year.

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