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August 4, 2020

Limestone shell produced by coccolithophore Syracosphaera Anthos

A limestone shell produced by the coccolithophore Syracosphaera Anthos, one of the most complex particles on this scale found in nature.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants CHE 1566460 and CMMI 1463474.]

Learn more in the University of Michigan news story World’s most complex synthetic microparticle outdoes nature’s intricacy. (Date image taken: June 5, 2020; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Aug. 4, 2020)

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