Sunday, 14 November 2004: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

251 E (Salt Palace L-2)

Program Symposium: Mechanical Properties of Arthropod Structures: Engineering the Future

Organizer(s): Kate Loudon,
Michael Breed,
1:00 PMWelcoming Remarks
1:05 PM0077Attachment mechanisms in insects
Stanislav Gorb,
1:40 PM0078Extended physiology of an insect-built structure
J. Scott Turner,
2:15 PM0079Material properties of beeswax
Robert Buchwald,, Michael Breed,
2:50 PMBreak
3:05 PM0080Flexural stiffness in insect wings: Interspecific scaling and within-wing variation
Stacey Combes,
3:40 PM0081Zinc incorporated into cuticular "tools"
R. M. S. Schofield,
4:15 PM0082Flexural stiffness of antennae
Kate Loudon,

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