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Invasive earthworms are burrowing into boreal forests worldwide
Worms can be a surprisingly destructive force.
This newly discovered leech lurked in plain sight for decades
Researchers found a new species of medicinal leech in swamps along the eastern seaboard.
See what happens when tapeworms infest your brain
A tragic case report shows the horrifying result when tapeworms don't stay confined to your intestines.
Meet the menagerie of parasites that can live in human eyes
Some are accidental guests. For others, our peepers are prime real estate.
How to brew worm tea
For fertilizer, not drinking.
Earthworms are thriving in Martian(ish) soil
The dirt simulations are not perfect. But they’re the future.
These hermit crabs shack up inside living coral instead of mere shells
When your roommate is also your room.
Scientists are trying to treat autoimmune disease with intestinal worms
“Worm therapy” has a mixed record in clinical trials.
Scientists just found a 500-million-year-old worm with legs
A standing ovation
These two-headed worms could help scientists regrow lost limbs
Two heads really are better than one