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The copper jaws of venomous bloodworms could be a win for sustainable manufacturing
The efficient building process of these unique fangs could improve how composite materials are made.
Earthworms can break down bioplastic, for better or for worse
The earthworm approach to processing plastic alternatives might just create more pollution.
These worms produce milk, but only when they kick the bucket
This makes breastfeeding look like a walk in the park.
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.