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Fluid dynamics at the scale of the cell
(Cambridge University PressJournal of Fluid Mechanics, 2016-10-17)
The world of cellular biology provides us with many fascinating fluid dynamical phenomena that lie at the heart of physiology, development, evolution and ecology. Advances in imaging, micromanipulation and microfluidics ...
Squirmers with swirl - a model for Volvox swimming
(Cambridge University PressJournal of Fluid Mechanics, 2016)
Colonies of the green alga Volvox are spheres that swim through the beating of pairs of flagella on their surface somatic cells. The somatic cells themselves are mounted rigidly in a polymeric extracellular matrix, fixing ...