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Congratulations to Dr. Glenn Parsons for publishing a new paper in the journal “Scientific Reports”

Dr. Glenn Parsons just published a new paper in the journal Scientific Reports entitled “A hydrodynamics assessment of the hammerhead shark cephalofoil’. In this paper, Dr. Parsons and his coauthors modeled the hydrodynamic properties of the heads of eight species of Hammerheads sharks. They found that structure of the hammerheads resulted in greater maneuverability, but this also results in greater drag and energy cost compared to non-hammerhead shark heads. This modeling work is helping us understand the functional morphology of shark anatomy.