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LMU Researchers Using Flir Cameras to Study Hummingbirds

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Researchers at Loyola Marymount University's (LMU) Center for Urban Resilience are using thermal imaging cameras from Flir Systems to better understand how hummingbirds can maintain strength with little rest. Thermal imaging helps unlock secrets of hummingbird energy usage. Courtesy of Flir Systems. Understanding the physiological mechanisms hummingbirds use to cope with extreme energy requirements and limitations may open the door to broader human medical applications such as the necessity to reduce oxygen and food consumption during long-term space travel. Hummingbirds need...Read full article

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