Close Encounters of the Elegant Worms By Martina Hajduskova Worm Breeder's Gazette Volume 19, Number 1 June 2012

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. Photographed and arranged by Martina Hajduskova, a postdoctoral researcher in developmental biology and a scientific illustrator (

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