Reader Chris Howell finds some good news among the wreckage of the space shuttle: Hundreds of C. elegans worms taken up for synthetic nutrient experiments survived the crash, and their great-great-great grandchildren were discovered intact in a nine-pound locker. C. elegans has both male and hermaphrodite genders. Here are two C. elegans glamor shots: Avedon basic and Wired neon.
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