Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species
Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species
The new data could help identify treatments for diseases ranging from river blindness to schistosomiasis.
Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species
Researchers Analyze Genomes of 81 Parasitic Worm Species

The new data could help identify treatments for diseases ranging from river blindness to schistosomiasis.

The new data could help identify treatments for diseases ranging from river blindness to schistosomiasis.

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Image of the Day: Velvet Worm
Image of the Day: Velvet Worm
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 14, 2018
Researchers have recently identified a many-legged invertebrate from the Silurian period.
Surveying Biodiversity with Leeches
Surveying Biodiversity with Leeches
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2018
Scientists are searching for signatures of mammals within the blood meals of the invertebrates.
Image of the Day: Starved Worm
Image of the Day: Starved Worm
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 14, 2017
A heat map of gene expression provides insights on the genes that help C. elegans survive severe caloric restriction.  
Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg  
Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg  
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 8, 2017
Scientists have developed a computer tomography device capable of visualizing objects at nanoscale. 
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Erin Weeks | Sep 9, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  
Worm Bandage
Worm Bandage
Kate Yandell | Jul 1, 2013
Biomimicry yields a new type of patch that may help wounds heal faster.
Sticking Power
Sticking Power
Kate Yandell | Jul 1, 2013
An adhesive inspired by a parasitic worm could help better affix skin grafts in burn patients.
Archaean Prey
Jef Akst | Mar 13, 2012
Animals can and do eat Archaea.