Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Locomotion, Feeding, and Support Systems

Evolution of Human Models Representing the Complexity of the Jaw and its Functionalities

Jaws, Lever, Biomechanics, Kinematic Chains, Evolution, Feeding Mechanisms

Michelle Levy, Riwa Itani, Irene Simier, Joseph Marsilio

Numerical Modeling of Butterfly Scale Structure and a Few of its Physical Properties

Numerical Modeling, Structural Coloration, Reflectance, Fourier Transform, Butterfly, Hydrophobic, Thin Film Optics

Eve Barrette-Vanasse, Anne Laurin, Rus Trana, Jun Xiao

Tails: An Investigation into the Variability of Their Structure and Function

Tails, Thermoregulation, Propulsion, Foraging, Aerodynamics, Evolution

Clementine Ruiz, Moriah Campbell, Martin Pone

The Hormone-Dependent Regenerative Basis of Antlers

Hormone, Antlers, Stem Cells, Regeneration and Regenerative Medicine, X-ray, Mineral Intake and Mineralization

Laurianne Daoust, Félix Lavoie, Annabelle Huynh-Rondeau, Erica Song

Mathematical Modeling of the Antler Growth Cycle

Mathematical Modeling, Antler, Growth Cycle and Growth Rate, Photogrammetry, Handicap Principle, Memory

Laurianne Daoust, Félix Lavoie, Annabelle Huynh-Rondeau, Erica Song

Biomineralization in Mollusks and Brachiopods

Biomineralization/Calcification and Crystallization, Self Defense/Defense Mechanism, Shells, Mineralization Inhibitors, Growth, Imaging, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Elliott Cole, Gabriel Linaje-Ferrel, Mikaela Phung, Salma Oraichi

Jaws: Terrific yet Terrifying

Jaws, Chitin, Elastin and Collagen, Hunting and Feeding, Venom, Fang, Biomechanics

Michelle Levy, Riwa Itani, Irene Simier, Joseph Marsilio

Mechanical Overview of Mollusk Shell Formation and Structure

Mollusks, Shells, Stress/Energy Dissipation and Minimization, Biomineralization, Adaptation

Elliott Cole, Gabriel Linaje-Ferrel, Mikaela Phung, Salma Oraichi

Reaction Diffusion Patterns in Jaws of the Animal Kingdom

Reaction Diffusion Patterning, Denticles, Morphogenesis, Teeth, Jaws, Growth

Michelle Levy, Riwa Itani, Joseph Marsilio, Irene Simier Requejo

Mathematical Models of Molluscan Shell Patterns and Morphology

Molluscs, Shells, Growth, Mechanical Energy Dissipation, Reaction Diffusion, Pigmentation, Mathematical Modeling

Elliott Cole, Gabriel Linaje-Ferrel, Salma Oraichi, Mikaela Phung

Stable Isotope Analysis: Predictive Power and Challenges

Stable isotopes, probability, migration, paleoecology, geology

Graeme McDougall, Jeongbin Shin, Mona Wang, Ritchie Yu

The Biochemical Basis of Fossilization

Fossilization, preservation, biochemistry, mineralization, geology, paleontology

Graeme McDougall, Jeongbin Shin, Mona Wang, Ritchie Yu