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Trees transport water from roots to crown—a height that can exceed 100 m. The physics of tree hydraulics can be conveyed with simple fluid dynamics based upon the Hagen–Poiseuille equation and(More)
Mark Denny and Alan McFadzean Belknap press/Harvard University press 400 pp. $35 (2011) From soaring albatrosses to croaking bullfrogs, different creatures exploit various aspects of engineering to(More)
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