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Close Encounters of the Elegant Worms

Microscopy images capture scenes from the daily life of the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans. Top row, acrobatic performances; second row, moments of infinite passion; third row, tango steps; fourth row, embrace trap; bottom row, motherly love. Photographs designed for the “EMBO Cover Contest 2012”.

This cover art was selected by “Worm Breeder’s Gazette” for the back cover of its Volume 19, July 2012.

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