Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Reproduction

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

Functional Interpretations of Chemotaxis in Migrating Organisms

Chemotaxis, Migration, Trophic Systems, Isotopes, Gene Expression, Diadromy, Osmoregulation

Trina Fearon, Taymour El Gamal, Karim Mustafa

An Overview of Chemical Communications in Interspecies Mutualism Relationships

Mutualism, Predator-Prey, Pheromones, Insects, Chemical Communication, Parasitic/Parasitoid

Dorothy Ma, Beth Cushnie, Anh Ngo, Tanoulu Li

Chemical Adaptation in Viviparous Birthing and Oviparous Hatching

Embryo, Nutrient and Gas Exchange and Transport, Mineralization, Placenta and Placentation, Reproduction, Hatching, Egg

Serena Kim, Massimiliano Garzia, Lila Oualim, Mark Tchinov

Animal Communication: A Physical Review

Structural Coloration, Photonics, Echolocation, Electrocommunication, Nanostructures, Signaling

Adam Khan, Janique Mayrand, Olivia Ouellet, Angela Wang

The Mechanics and Rates of Organic Matter Decomposition

Decomposition and Degradation, Chemotaxis, Collective Feeding, Organic Matter, Photodegradation, Bacteria, Climate Change

Graeme McDougall, Jeongbin Shin, Mona Wang, Ritchie Yu

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

Biomechanical Adaptations of the Uterus During Parturition and Birthing

Birthing, Collagen, Contractions, Uterus, Mucus

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

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

Regulation of the Gut and its Effect on Animal Behavior

Gastrointestinal system, gut microbiome, biochemical pathways, neurotransmitters, complex system of equations

Trevor Hum, Xavier Santerre, Kyle Vamvakas, Mathilde Wagner