Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Tissue and Regeneration

A Biomechanical Review of Animal Tongue Functions

Tongue, Non-Newtonian, Surface Roughness, Feeding and Prey-Catching, Saliva, Biomimicry, Elastic Energy

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard

Jaws: Terrific yet Terrifying

Jaws, Chitin, Elastin and Collagen, Hunting and Feeding, Venom, Fang, Biomechanics

Michelle Levy, Riwa Itani, Irene Simier, Joseph Marsilio

Stable Isotope Analysis: Predictive Power and Challenges

Stable isotopes, probability, migration, paleoecology, geology

Graeme McDougall, Jeongbin Shin, Mona Wang, Ritchie Yu

The Biochemical Basis of Fossilization

Fossilization, preservation, biochemistry, mineralization, geology, paleontology

Graeme McDougall, Jeongbin Shin, Mona Wang, Ritchie Yu

Phylogenetic Adaptations and Biochemical Mechanisms Contributing to the Unique Lifespan and Ageing of Bats

Age, bats, telomeres, metabolism, longevity, oxidative stress, immune system

Alex Butler, Sophie McLean, Alexandru Toma, Kevin Xu

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

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

An Overview of Transport-Related Interspecies Relationships

Transport, Symbiosis, Attachment Mechanics, Hydrodynamics, Interspecies Interactions

Dorothy Ma, Beth Cushnie, Anh Ngo, Tanoulu Li

Applications of Newtonian Mechanics in the Animal Molting Process

Molting, Newtonian Mechanics, Friction, Gliding, Stiffness and Mechanical Properties, Biomechanics

Sidrah Alousi-Jones, Le Chen, Léanne Gauthier, Haley Janvrin

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

Physiological and Behavioral Adaptations in Migratory Animals

Aerodynamics, Migration and Navigation, Magnetoreception, Flight, Biomechanics, Feather, Swimming

Taymour Elgamal, Trina Fearon, Karim Mustafa

Biomechanics of the Evolutionary Arms Race

Evolution and Adaptation, Biomechanics, Competition, Predator-Prey, Horn, Stress

Tri Vinh Truong, Steven Xu, Emma Wong, Quinten Bennett