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Caught on Camera

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2018

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Image of the Day: Gut Sweet Home

By The Scientist Staff | November 22, 2017

Researchers describe more than 200 species of tapeworm from a decade-long collection of tapeworms from the digestive systems of animals around the world. 

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Tapeworm Inhabits Man’s Brain for Years

By Bob Grant | November 24, 2014

Researchers sequence a rare species of parasitic worm pulled from a patient’s cerebrum, where it was causing seizures, headaches, and flashbacks.


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Genome Digest

By Kate Yandell | March 19, 2013

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes


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