Accession Number : ADA020006

Title :   Proceedings: Symposium on Swimming and Flying in Nature Held at California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena on July 8-12, 1974. Volume II.


Report Date : 12 JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 469

Abstract : ;Contents: Hydromechanics of propulsion for ciliated micro-organisms; Determination of the movement pattern of the epithelial cilia of rabbit trachea and the clearance mechanism of the tracheal muco-ciliary clearance system; Raleigh-taylor instability of surface layers as the mechanism for bioconvection in cell cultures; Photon autocorrelation spectra of wobbling and translating bacteria; Genetic and epigenetic modifications on motility and behavior; Systems controlling the light-elicited behavior of a dinoflagellate; Speed, power and drag measurements of dolphins and porpoises; High speed analysis in a 3-panel-projection of the wing movements of the fly Phormia regina; Swimming energetics of the larval anchovy; Swimming of planktonic cyclops species (Copepoda, Crustacea)--pattern, movements and their control.

Descriptors :   *Meetings, *Swimming, *Flight, Cilia, Microorganisms, Animals, Fishes, Cetacea, Larvae, Diptera, Plankton, Bacteria

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE