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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Ridges on the roof of your mouth, and Menger sponge activity

Ridges on the roof of your mouth, and Menger sponge activity: "Article: What causes the ridges on the roof of your mouth?  
   
 

Sixty years ago, a mathematician named Alan Turing wondered about how animals grow. When an animal starts growing, cells that start next to each other can develop differently. For example, feel the roof of your mouth – why do the ridges grow puffy and the gaps stay flat?



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