Thursday, January 2, 2014

Flexible Spiral Structure

Here's a link to an interesting TED-talk by biologist Diane Kelly on the anatomy and function of vertebrate penises:
http://www.ted.com/talks/diane_kelly_what_we_didn_t_know_about_penis_anatomy.html

At about 7 min into the talk she explains how a spiral structure is very flexible as it can be Extended and Bend versus a cross-layered structure which is more stiff and less flexible. This adds to the idea that the inner-structure should follow a spiralling flow ...