Batcopter flies to reveal secrets of swarming (2:58)
Dec. 29 - A research team at Boston University has designed an aerial vehicle to study how bats fly together but never collide. The ''Batcopter'', launched in Texas, is helping the team study swarming bat trajectories, the data from which will allow engineers to develop smarter unmanned flight control systems. Sharon Reich reports. ( Transcript )
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