Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Diet Adaptation

Formidable Foraminifera, Facing Unfavorable Conditions: A Chemical Analysis

Calcification, marine symbiosis, kleptoplasty, survival mechanisms or adaptations, bacterial and fungal farming, denitrification, metabolism

Emma Bussières, Carolyn Denton, Reno Thompson, Rachel Jiang

Underwater Chemists; Discussion of Design Solutions in Tintinnid Ciliates

Tintinnids, digestion, reproduction, navigation, bioindicators, biochemical pathways

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

Taste in Birds

Taste, birds, beaks, sensing, nutrition, receptors

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

Stable Isotopes and Diet Analysis: Insight into Trophic Level, and Geographical Origin and Location

Isotopes, diet, trophic networks, photosynthesis, ecology

Trevor Hum, Xavier Santerre, Kyle Vamvakas, Mathilde Wagner

Molecular Phenomena in Flipper Formation and Limits of Miniaturization

Reaction-Diffusion Patterning, Positional Information Theory, Miniaturization, Navier-Stokes Equations, Locomotion, Reynolds Number

McKenna Baron, Nour Hanna, Guillaume Rodier, Gabriel Straface

Physics of Avian Beak Design

Beak, Evolution, Biophysics, Kinematic Chain, Filter, Thermoregulation

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

The Heart: A Mechanical Perspective

Heart, Cardiovascular System, Pump, Muscles, Transport Phenomenon

Anne-Sarah Dickman, Lina El Kesti, Junqi Wang, Angela Zhu

Mechanical and Material Design Principles of the Avian Egg Shell

Egg and shell, Bacterial Defense, Embryo, Gas and Fluid Exchange and Transport, Biomechanics, Radiation, Structure and Microstructure

Leticia Le Goff, Ula Mastej, Jake Pringle, Ryan Romero

Exploring the Structure and Functionality of Flippers

Flippers, Locomotion, Hydrodynamics, Thermoregulation, Evolution

McKenna Baron, Nour Hanna, Guillaume Rodier, Gabriel Straface

Rodent Adaptations to Ever-growing Teeth

Rodents, Teeth, Morphology and Anatomy, Jaws, Diet, Bite Force, Tooth Eruption

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

Functions of the Gut through the Perspective of Biological Mechanics

Gut, Biomechanics, Digestive Tract, Chewing, Microbiome, Parasites, Dietary Adaptation

Trevor Hum, Xavier Santerre, Kyle Vamvakas, Mathilde Wagner

The Nose: An Examination and Comparison of the Turbinate Structures of Aquatic Animals, Terrestrial Caniformia, and Humans

Nose, Respiratory Adaptation, Climate, Evolutionary Biology, Olfaction and Olfactory Structures/Anatomy. Nasal Turbinates

Ingi El Shahid, Curtis Ehlert, Liv Toft, Mary Wan