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"Geographers never get lost. They just do accidental field work."*...

A Facebook friend recently noted that Turkey was “a remarkably rectangular country.” I wondered how it compared to other countries, and this post shows my answers (Turkey is 15th; Egypt is the most rectangular; full table below).

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Rafael Araujo's Butterflies and Helices

It is so good to see artists really begin to properly engage with the DNA double helix and put their own spin on it. It wasn’t the case a couple of years ago when I first started this blog. 220 more words

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New Design - Double Helix Stripes

Show off your science side with this colorful double helix patch!

It’s been a while since we did a science inspired design, and we decided it was time to correct that with a bright double helix.  86 more words

Double Helix as Textile Art

If you look hard enough, there are references to the DNA double helix in all walks of life. This particular piece of textile art is photographed by Richard Sweeney and was part of the Miniartextil Exhibition in Italy.

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Spiral Stairs

These spiral stairs are located next to the Swenson Science Building at the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

The stairs are designed to cast a shadow in the shape of a double helix. 27 more words