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Scutoid Post Earrings - Mathematical Jewelry 3d printed

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Scutoid Post Earrings - Mathematical Jewelry 3d printed
Scutoid Post Earrings - Mathematical Jewelry 3d printed

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Scutoid Post Earrings - Mathematical Jewelry

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Ships as soon as 12 days
3D printed in pure brass that's hand-polished to a fine sheen.
Product Description
These earrings are based on the newly discovered cellular shape referred to as a "scutoid." As described in Nature Communications 9: Article Number 2960 in July 2018, as organisms grow and develop, it is necessary for their epithelial cells to bend to accomodate complex three-dimensional structures. This bending is accomplished using a novel, never-before-described shape related to prisms. Because of their novel shape, scutoids are able to pack closely to each other as well as bend. These earrings also pack together, a dazzling trick to show your science nerd friends the next time you meet in the local pub for a few beers.

Earrings do not ship from Shapeways with earring backs. You will need to purchase these yourself, or use some from another pair of earrings. Post diameter is 1 mm and fits standard earring backs. Earrings are 1 cm in the longest dimension (top to bottom).
What's in the box:
scutoid earrings 2_nf
1.31 x 1.65 x 1.31 cm
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0.52 x 0.65 x 0.52 inches
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