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Beauty and wonder of science boosts researchers’ well-being

Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the hydroid, Ectopleura larynx.

Coloured scanning electron micrograph of Ectopleura larynx, a sea creature related to jellyfish. Biologists reported seeing beauty in complexity and pleasing colours or shapes. Credit: Jannicke Wiik-Nielsen/Science Photo Library

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