About the Authors

Attila J. Bergou

Affiliation School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Sharon M. Swartz

Affiliations School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Hamid Vejdani

Affiliation School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Daniel K. Riskin

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Lauren Reimnitz

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Gabriel Taubin

Affiliation School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Kenneth S. Breuer

kbreuer@brown.edu

Affiliations School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AJB SMS KSB. Performed the experiments: AJB LR DKR. Analyzed the data: AJB HV DKR KSB SMS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GT. Wrote the paper: AJB HV KSB SMS.