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Keywords: spinning
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (4): 590–598.
Published: 15 February 2006
... the spin, the morphology of the dolphin precludes this mechanism for the spinning maneuver. A mathematical model was developed that demonstrates that angular momentum to induce the spin was generated underwater, prior to the leap. Subsurface corkscrewing motion represents a balance between drive torques...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (1): 25–30.
Published: 1 January 2005
...G. V. Guinea; M. Elices; J. Pérez-Rigueiro; G. R. Plaza SUMMARY The spinning of spider silk requires a combination of aqueous environment and stretching, and the aim of this work was to explore the role of stretching silk fibers in an aqueous environment and its effect on the tensile properties...