Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Transport Phenomena

The Hydrodynamic Advantages of Shark Scales

Scales, sharks, hydrodynamics, drag, 3D modelling, fluid dynamics

Eve Barrette-Vanasse, Anne-Frederic Laurin, Rus Trana, Jun Xiao

A Chemical Review of Animal Tongue Functions

Tongue, Chemical Cues/Chemosensors, Adhesion, Hunt, Taste Discrimination, Mucin, Evolution

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard

Resonating Devices in Nature for Communication and Information Reception

Acoustic Resonance, Harmonics, Mating, Tymbals and Tympanas, Helmholtz Resonator, Echolocation, Vibration

Archinlin Wang, Henry Stephenson, Syphax Ramdani, Zachary Flynn

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

Biomineralization in Mollusks and Brachiopods

Biomineralization/Calcification and Crystallization, Self Defense/Defense Mechanism, Shells, Mineralization Inhibitors, Growth, Imaging, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Elliott Cole, Gabriel Linaje-Ferrel, Mikaela Phung, Salma Oraichi

Mathematical Modeling of Animal Tongues

Tongues, Mathematical Modeling, Elastic Strain-Energy, Capillary Siphon, Biomechanics, Algorithm, Fluid Dynamics

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard

Reaction Diffusion Patterns in Jaws of the Animal Kingdom

Reaction Diffusion Patterning, Denticles, Morphogenesis, Teeth, Jaws, Growth

Michelle Levy, Riwa Itani, Joseph Marsilio, Irene Simier Requejo

A Biochemical Analysis of Mammalian Milk: Diversity Amongst Species and Biomedical Applications

Lactation, milk, biochemistry, nutrition, mammals, mammary cells

Zachary Gurberg, Olivia Clague, Ayoub Rabhi, Di Ah Lim

Essential Nutrient and Microbiota Transfers Through Trophic Levels

Trophic levels, nutrition, fatty acids, vitamins, biochemistry

Andrew Xie, Dalya Messaoudi, Laurier Gauvin, Reefah Kabir

A Neurochemical Overview of Sleep, its Deprivation and Hibernation

NREM and REM Sleep, Neurotransmitters, Waste Clearance/Glymphatic System, Hibernation, Immune Activation

Kelliane Beland, Taisei Fu, Andres Gonzalez, Grace Shi

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