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Active and passive cilia simulation in the nodal system.
Application: The Microfluidics of Cilia Motion
Posted Fri March 07, 2008 @05:20PM
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Application The Fluidics and Biocomplexity Group at the University of Oxford focuses on problems in medicine and biology and on drawing inspiration from phenomena and mechanisms observed there to design devices that are of practical use.

An example of this approach is the investigation on cilia motion. The cilia we study are biological microfluidic actuators, long cellular protrusions that oscillate, often in a complicated fashion, and set the fluid around them in motion.

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