There’s been an exciting, new development in the action-packed world of geometric shapes.
Researchers from the the University of Seville and Seville Institute of Biomedicine
Scutoid is the shape adopted by epithelial cells — the cells that line the inside and outside of your body, helping to define its shape — to allow tissue to fold and curve.
“The epithelial cells are the ‘construction blocks’ with which an organism is formed,” said University of Seville faculty member Luisma Escudero in a press release announcing the discovery. “They are like pieces of