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Complex Structures Take Shape With Help From the Environment (10 of 12)

Caption: Simply allowing CO2 from the air to enter an aqueous solution containing barium chloride and waterglass can give vast landscapes of microscale structures. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the May 17, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Wim L. Noorduin at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, and colleagues was titled, "Rationally Designed Complex, Hierarchical Microarchitectures."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Wim Noorduin]

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