Shapes

Science

Ancient trees’ gnarled, twisted shapes provide irreplaceable habitats

Earth’s oldest, knotted and scarred pine trees are a boon for forest life.  These old mountain pines (Pinus uncinata) offer…

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LSH genes associated with defining the shapes of stems, flowers and leaves required for N-fixing root nodules

Cambridge scientists have identified two crucial genetic factors needed to produce specialised root organs that can accommodate nitrogen-fixing bacteria in…

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Food & Drink

Five Palestinian Chefs on How Identity Shapes Their Restaurants

In a culture that is famous for its hospitality, my Palestinian family in Rockville, Maryland practiced extreme hospitality. Opening this…

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Science

Drones capture new clues about how water shapes mountain ranges over time

Drones flying along miles of rivers in the steep, mountainous terrain of central Taiwan and mapping the rock properties have…

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Science

How to perfectly wrap gifts of all shapes and sizes using maths

WRAPPING gifts in paper involves converting a 2D shape into a 3D one, which presents plenty of geometrical challenges. Mathematics…

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Fashion

10 Engagement Ring Shapes Ranked From Most Timeless to Least

Diamonds are forever, but when it comes to engagement ring trends, the mileage may vary. That’s why I reached out to…

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AI is helping mathematicians build a periodic table of shapes

The bands of colour represent shapes of a certain dimension and form Coates, T., Kasprzyk, A.M. & Veneziale, S. (2023)…

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