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Compared to most other cells in an organism, sperm undergo a radical transformation to become compact and mobile delivery systems for paternal DNA.
Escape responses are some of the most studied behaviors by neurobiologists who want to understand how the brain processes sensory information.
Changes in a short protein domain can alter a whole signaling network involved in organ developmentâ€“ this is the key result of a comparative study of the development of the egg laying organ in two species of nematodes.
According to researchers, sex gives worms the power to fight off parasites.
Scientists have discovered a new role for a biological pathway that not only signals the body's metabolic response to nutritional changes but also affects lifespan.
Basic Yellow 1, a dye used in neuroscience laboratories around the world to detect damaged protein in Alzheimer's disease, is a wonder drug for nematode worms.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists trying to help Florida growers find a replacement for methyl bromide are studying an alternative soil treatment that uses molasses as one of its ingredients.
New research, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has shown that nematode worms have to trade-off resistance to different diseases, gaining resistance to one microbe at the expense of becoming more vulnerable to another.
Scientists demonstrate that environmental lithium uptake promotes longevity.
Nematodes, microscopic worms, are making engineers look twice at their ability to exhibit the "Cheerios effect" when they move in a collective motion.
The Golden Nematode (Globodera rostochiensis), also known as the golden eelworm or yellow potato cyst nematode, is a species of plant pathogenic nematode originally stemming from the Andes Mountains of South America. It was first discovered in Germany in 1913, believed to have arrived in Europe with imported potatoes sometime in the 19th century. It was first discovered in the US in 1941, in Canada in the 60s, and in Mexico in the 70s. It has also been found throughout Asia, Africa and...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.