“Biomineral Single Crystals”

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12/26/2017 12:12 PM EST

"Biomineral Single Crystals," by Pupa U.P.A. Gilbert and Christopher E. Killian, UW-Madiso

“Biomineral Single Crystals,” by Pupa U.P.A. Gilbert and Christopher E. Killian, University of Wisconsin, Madison. These fantastical structures are the microscopic crystals that make up a sea urchin’s tooth. Each shade of blue, aqua, green and purple–superimposed with Photoshop on a …

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