How astounding. In 2018, scientists have found a completely new geometric shape existing in our body. It tessellates. It is compact. It is quite beautiful. It’s called a scutoid. That’s pronounced SCOO TOY D.
The scutoid shape was named after this top-down view of a beetle’s scutellum.
The shape let’s things pack together in the most efficient way. We;ll find out more once scientists conduct further research.