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A bacterial infection in their tails causes these Caenorhabditis elegans (green) and Pristionchus pacificus (grey) nematodes to stick together until they die.

The Scientist Staff
Oct 14, 2015

MARIA J. GRAVATO-NOBRE AND JONATHAN HODGKIN

(See “Two Leucobacter strains exert complementary virulence on Caenorhabditis including death by worm-star formation,” Current Biology, 2013.)

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