11 December 1998
Vol 282, Issue 5396

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COVER A view of the adult nematode Caenorhabditis elegans (~1 millimeter long, with two adjacent embryos) against a background of its sequence. The special section (beginning on p. 2011) commemorates the completion of the genome sequence for C. elegans and highlights some of the new insights in biology that are now possible. See page 2011. [Photomicrograph: Maria Gallegos, CMB Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Graphic manipulation: Cynthia Faber-Smith]