December 2016 cover
Going with the flow. Image by Hannes Peter. Cover design by Samantha Whitham
Hydraulic conditions result in selective taxonomic pressures determining the formation of biofilm or aggregate communities in experimental fluvial systems.
Refers to "Attached biofilms and suspended aggregates are distinct microbial lifestyles emanating from differing hydraulics" by Niederdorfer et al.
Nature Microbiology, 1: 16178 (2016)