Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Marine mammals (Dolphins, Whales)

Comparison of Antenna and Whisker Functions in Different Environments

Antennae, whiskers, sensing, signal processing, mechanosensing

Yen Chuang, Giselle De Leon, Anna Xuyao Shi, Ella (Yaxin) Wang

Tails: An Investigation into the Variability of Their Structure and Function

Tails, Thermoregulation, Propulsion, Foraging, Aerodynamics, Evolution

Clementine Ruiz, Moriah Campbell, Martin Pone

Chemical Mechanisms of Resonating Devices in Animals for Communication and Information Reception

Resonating Devices/Acoustic Resonance, Communication/Information Conveyance and Reception, Protein Crystallization, Mechanotransduction, Echolocation, Amplification, Composite Biomaterials and Biopolymers

Archinlin Wang, Henry Stephenson, Syphax Ramdani, Zachary Flynn

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