Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Diffusers

An Investigation of the Physical Properties of Gonium

Flagellar motion, phototaxis, colonies, eyespot optics, helical propulsion, protist

Andrew D’Argenio, Breanna D’Ettorre, Lucas Elliott, Joseph Gad

The Physics of Foraminifera

Environmental pressure, reproductive strategy, vertical migration, strength rigidity and elasticity, pseudopodia, tests or shell geometry, openings

Carolyn Denton, Emma Bussiéres, Rachel Jiang, Reno Thompson

Phenotypic Adaptation of Daphnia Throughout Evolution

compound eye, swimming, adaptation, defense mechanisms, Stokes' law

Eva Otell, Iris Sun, Marwan Sobh, Rémi Ouellette, Xinying Wang

Copepods Through the Lens of Physics

mechanoreception, low reynolds, clap and fling or Weis-Fog, fluid mechanics, Wagner effect, coloration

Johanna Turton, Melodi Rousset, Philippe Mercier, Tanjin Sultana

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