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Parasitic Fungi Can Fuse A Nematode’s Gut Into One Cell
Making it easier to travel and infect new territory
Antidepressants Extend The Lives Of Roundworms By Flipping Genetic Switches
If the same process happens in humans, it could mean a longer adolescence and a longer lifespan
Cells Can’t Divide And Invade At The Same Time
And that could lead to a totally new strategy in combatting cancer
Tweaking One Enzyme Doubles A Worm’s Lifespan
It could work the same way in humans
OpenWorm Is An Open-Source Virtual Worm, Accurate In Every Way
An international programming project aims to create virtual nematode life.
With Identical Neurons, Two Worm Species Live Very Different Lives
These brains of these nematodes are two of a kind -- except one is predator and one is prey.
Harvard Scientists Control and Steer Live Worms Using Laser Light
Researchers at Harvard have figured out how to manipulate the actions of nematode worms sans wires or electrodes, opening the … Continued