Studying Locomotion With Rat Treadmills, Wind Tunnels

Between the resident emu and the newborn goats, Harvard’s Concord Field Station, located in Bedford, Mass., has a menagerie feel. The lab researches how different animals move — which requires lots of animals, and gadgets to facilitate and document their motion.

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Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of The Adaptors podcast and former SciFri multimedia producer in New York, New York.