Volume 83A, Number 12, December 2013 Cover Image


On the cover: Computer vision methods are applied to understand interstitial colony expansion of Paenibacillus vortex and the cover image captures the beautiful and intriguing patterns generated by this vortexforming, motile bacteria. See the accompanying article by Vallotton in this issue.

Cover design by Bärbel Beran [www.beran-design.de].