Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Locomotion, Feeding, and Support Systems

Trends Between Senescence, Longevity, and Internal Biological Properties in Living Organisms 

Senescence, longevity, ageing, metabolism, deterioration, lifespan

Alex Butler, Sophie McLean, Alexandru Toma, Kevin Xu

Masters of Camouflage: Mechanisms of Dynamic Skin Colouration in Cephalopods

Camouflage, Predator-Prey, Molluscs, Nervous System, Light Absorption/Refraction, Bioluminescence, Biomechanics

Christopher Coluni, John Eric Hamilton, Olivia Lopardo, Olivier Morin

Courtship and Mating: the Physics of Sexual Dimorphism and its Evolutionary Function

Reproduction, Dimorphism, Evolution, Optics, Bioluminescence, Biomechanics, Courtship and Mating

Liam Fetherstonhaugh, Joseph Grotsky, Chloe Jacquet, Samuel Nidelli

Evolution of Mammary Glands and the Biomechanics of Mammalian Lactation

Lactation, Adaptation and Evolution, Biomechanics, Mammals, Milk and Dairy

Ayoub Rabhi, Zach Gurberg, Di Ah Lim, Olivia Clague

Biomechanics of the Evolutionary Arms Race

Evolution and Adaptation, Biomechanics, Competition, Predator-Prey, Horn, Stress

Tri Vinh Truong, Steven Xu, Emma Wong, Quinten Bennett

The Hidden Properties Behind Animal Foraging Strategies

Foraging, Group Behaviour, Cooperation, Tool, Detection, Gathering

Ella Gadoury, Emma Lee, Floriane Baudin, Tian Rui Wang

Biomechanical Adaptations of the Uterus During Parturition and Birthing

Birthing, Collagen, Contractions, Uterus, Mucus

Serena Kim, Massimiliano Garzia, Lila Oualim, and Mark Tchinov

Sleeping in Flight: Adaptations of a Bird’s Brain

Birds, flight, brain function, sleep, REM

Ziyad Bouslama, Young Chae Han, Stephanie Makhlouf, Catherine Xu

Design, Purpose and Specificity of the Narwhal’s Tusk

Narwhals, tusks, ivory, dental anatomy, growth mechanisms, elephants

Taegan Hallahan, Emma Martin, Marion Vandewynckele-Bossut, Mianchen Wang

The Design of the Spine

Bison, spines, musculoskeletal system, 3D modelling, spinal injuries

Ahmed Bawany, Bianca Dubois, Yzza M’sahi, Michael Parsons

Cephalopods and their Beak

Cephalopods, beaks, mechanics, feeding, biomimicry

Palmyra Mendoza Cabrer, Karina Carlson, Rylee Mcdonald, Michael Weldon

How Computers and Robotics Helped Us Understand Flippers

Flippers, biometrics, fluid dynamics, Reynolds number, biomimicry, swimming

McKenna Baron, Nour Hanna, Guillaume Rodier, Gabriel Straface