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Worms on the Sun

A brightfield microscopy image reveals the simple beauty of the model nematodes, Caenorhabditis elegans, gracefully sliding on their culture dish. The photograph was colorized in Adobe Photoshop and designed for the “EMBO Cover Contest 2012”.

The Worm Planet
A brightfield microscopy image of the model nematodes, Caenorhabditis elegans, reminds of Arrakis – the planet inhabited by giant sandworms as created by Frank Herbert in his famous novel Dune. The photograph was colorized in Adobe Photoshop and designed for the “EMBO Cover Contest 2012”.