Scientists struggle to make windows safer for birds
Building: labsas/iStockphoto; Birds: Blackred/iStockphoto
Ornithologist Christine Sheppard, frowning as if she’s lost something, squints into the darkness of a 30-foot-long contraption. It looks like a stretch-limo version of a garden shed, but one end sports high-tech glass available only from an industrial R&D lab. From a hole at the other end dangles a child’s pajama leg.