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Research at The University of Queensland has revealed the stunningly simple reason why birds never crash mid-flight: they always veer right.

The findings from Professor Mandyam Srinivasan's laboratory at the Queensland Brain Institute have enormous potential for automated anti-crash systems on aircraft.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Research at The University of Queensland has revealed the stunningly simple reason why birds never crash mid-flight: they always veer right.

The findings from Professor Mandyam Srinivasan's laboratory at the Queensland Brain Institute have enormous potential for automated anti-crash systems on aircraft.