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Don't be jelly: Exploring effective jellyfish locomotion

@article{Miles2019DontBJ,
  title={Don't be jelly: Exploring effective jellyfish locomotion},
  author={Jason G. Miles and Nicholas A. Battista},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
  year={2019}
}
Jellyfish have been called one of the most energy-efficient animals in the world due to the ease in which they move through their fluid environment, by product of their morphological, muscular, and material properties. We investigated jellyfish locomotion by conducting \textit{in silico} comparative studies and explored swimming performance in different fluids (e.g., changing viscosities) at different fluid scales (e.g., Reynolds Number), bell contraction frequencies, contraction phase… 

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