Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Buoyancy

The Innovative Structural and Physical Properties of Radiolaria

protist, silica skeletons, buoyancy and specific gravity control, photosymbiosis, optical properties, photonics

Vicky Barré, Liora Benzecry, Rhiannon Butler, Valerie Hung

Mechanics and Optics of Cyanobacteria: How to Survive over Billions of Years

Survival mechanisms, photosynthesis, buoyancy regulation, light-sensing or phototaxis, bacteria, gliding motility, biofilm

Maria Delgopiatof, Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Valerie Syme

Discussion of Nature’s Design Solutions in Tintinnids: Masters of Microzooplankton Survival

Tintinnids, plankton, geometry, buoyancy, swimming, aquatic ecosystems

Alexa Bailey, Lou Cubberly, Margaux-Blondin Routhier, Niall Slack-Watkins

The Physical Properties and Interactions of Coccolithophores

Coccolithophores, calcification, vestigial haptonema, buoyancy, carbon cycle, geology

Megan Farrow, Zackary Murphy, Minh Tri Pham, Jia Yi Yu